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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud HybridDB vs. Blazegraph vs. HBase vs. Sphinx

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NameAlibaba Cloud HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.
DescriptionHybridDB is an online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumHigh-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Wide column storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.31
Rank#234  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#189  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score53.34
Rank#21  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score6.52
Rank#53  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlblazegraph.comhbase.apache.orgsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmwiki.blazegraph.comhbase.apache.orgsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupBlazegraphApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2016200620082001
Current release2.1.4, August 20162.2.0, June 20193.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoRDF literal typesoptions to bring your own types, AVROno
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSPARQL is used as query languagenoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in Graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Access Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno
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Alibaba Cloud HybridDBBlazegraphHBaseSphinx
News

Blazegraph 2.1.4 Release
29 August 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.2 Release
18 June 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.1 Release!
9 June 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.0 Release!
8 April 2016

Blazegraph 2.0.0 Release!
22 December 2015

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