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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Blazegraph vs. Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesHigh-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.05
Rank#312  Overall
#131  Relational DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#189  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score3.45
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score9.45
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigobject.ioblazegraph.comcloudant.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehouse
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowiki.blazegraph.comdocs.cloudant.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehouse
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.BlazegraphIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Microsoft
Initial release2015200620102016
Current release2.1.4, August 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoRDF literal typesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayesView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptTransact SQL
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyes infoRelationships in Graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Access rights for users can be defined per databaseyes
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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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