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DBMS > ArangoDB vs. Blazegraph vs. NSDb

System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Blazegraph vs. NSDb

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.High-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.Scalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMS
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Score3.77
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score0.77
Rank#222  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score0.00
Rank#396  Overall
#42  Time Series DBMS
Websitearangodb.comblazegraph.comnsdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.arangodb.comwiki.blazegraph.comnsdb.io/­Architecture
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Blazegraph
Initial release201220062017
Current release3.11.5, November 20232.1.5, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJava, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes infoRDF literal typesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyesno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in Graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Lucene
User concepts infoAccess controlyesSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)
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ArangoDBBlazegraphNSDb
Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Typical application scenariosNative multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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