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System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. Blazegraph vs. Infobright vs. Realm

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudHigh-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSDocument store
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Score2.87
Rank#105  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score0.85
Rank#188  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score1.03
Rank#174  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score9.92
Rank#49  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptuneblazegraph.comignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbrealm.io
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourceswiki.blazegraph.comrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAmazonBlazegraphIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2017200620052014
Current release2.1.5, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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 indexesnoyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSPARQL is used as query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnononoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasyesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in Graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Security and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon NeptuneBlazegraphInfobrightRealm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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