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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Citus vs. H2GIS vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Citus vs. H2GIS vs. TinkerGraph

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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.Scalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLSpatial extension of H2A lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.91
Rank#183  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score1.48
Rank#139  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#293  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.citusdata.comwww.h2gis.orgtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comdocs.citusdata.comwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­home
DeveloperBlazegraphCNRS
Initial release2006201020132009
Current release2.1.5, March 20198.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyesyes
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.yes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
JavaGroovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes infobased on H2no
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyes infobased on H2none
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 Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)no
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on H2no

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