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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Cassandra vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Milvus vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Cassandra vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Milvus vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.
DescriptionHigh-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.Wide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Wide column storeRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSDocument store
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Score0.91
Rank#183  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score119.28
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score17.27
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#271  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.65
Rank#216  Overall
#32  Document stores
Websiteblazegraph.comcassandra.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.iowww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperBlazegraphApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookMicrosoftPercona
Initial release20062008201620192015
Current release2.1.5, March 20194.0.1, September 20211.0, March 20213.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yesnono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIproprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
PHP
C++
Go
Java
Python
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoTransact SQLnoJavaScript
Triggersnoyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding, horizontal partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDnono
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.nonoyes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Access rights for users can be defined per objectyesnoAccess rights for users and roles
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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