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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Blazegraph vs. Google Cloud Bigtable

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Blazegraph vs. Google Cloud Bigtable

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsHigh-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.77
Rank#200  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score0.91
Rank#185  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score4.26
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comblazegraph.comcloud.google.com/­bigtable
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwiki.blazegraph.comcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperBlazegraphGoogle
Initial release201620062015
Current release2.1.5, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languagePythonJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoRDF literal typesno
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSPARQL is used as query languageno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zones
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in Graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-row operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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