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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Blazegraph vs. Ingres vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Blazegraph vs. Ingres vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named 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.
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.Well established RDBMSElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.96
Rank#180  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score18.49
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comblazegraph.comwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmsazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwiki.blazegraph.comdocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperBlazegraphActian CorporationMicrosoft
Initial release201620061974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s2016
Current release2.1.5, March 201911.0, April 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languagePythonJavaCC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes 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.nono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSPARQL is used as query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesTransact SQL
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslySharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesIngres Replicatoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in Graphsyesno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
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)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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