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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Blazegraph vs. FoundationDB vs. MonetDB vs. NCache

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsHigh-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A relational database management system that stores data in columnsNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score20.27
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#189  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score0.70
Rank#177  Overall
#26  Document stores
#31  Key-value stores
#87  Relational DBMS
Score1.71
Rank#120  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#174  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftblazegraph.comwww.foundationdb.orgwww.monetdb.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwiki.blazegraph.comapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)BlazegraphFoundationDBMonetDB BVAlachisoft
Initial release20122006201320042005
Current release2.1.5, March 20196.2.11, November 2019Nov2019-SP1, December 20195.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++CC#, .NET, .NET Core
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoRDF literal typesno infosome layers support typingyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counter
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.nono
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSPARQL is used as query languagesupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyesin SQL-layer onlyyes, in SQL, C, Rno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnononoyesyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding via remote tablesyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesyesnone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental statusyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyes infoRelationships in Graphsin SQL-layer onlyyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
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Amazon RedshiftBlazegraphFoundationDBMonetDBNCache
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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