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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Blazegraph vs. Heroic vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Blazegraph vs. Heroic vs. SAP IQ

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHigh-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
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Score0.70
Rank#238  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#187  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score0.22
Rank#319  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score4.56
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgblazegraph.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwiki.blazegraph.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBlazegraphSpotifySAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release2014200620141994
Current release2.1.5, March 201916.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoRDF literal typesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SPARQL is used as query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyesSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in Graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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