DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Cloudant vs. MariaDB vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Cloudant vs. MariaDB vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  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.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. With MariaDB ColumnStore a column-oriented storage engine is available too.Fully managed big data interactive analytics platform
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.58
Rank#189  Overall
#14  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score3.70
Rank#74  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score86.77
Rank#13  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score1.65
Rank#118  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.blazegraph.comcloudant.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
azure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorer
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comdocs.cloudant.commariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarydocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer
DeveloperBlazegraphIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014MariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Microsoft
Initial release2006201020092019
Current release2.1.4, August 201610.4.8, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
  • MariaDB Managed Service: A customized MariaDB deployment fully managed by the experts at MariaDB in the cloud of your choice. Keeps you up to date with features, upgrades, hotfixes and security patches.
  • Azure Database for MariaDB: A fully managed, scalable MariaDB relational database with high availability and security built in at no extra cost
Implementation languageJavaErlangC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesnoyesyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes infowith proprietary extensionsKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subset
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Microsoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3Yes. Languages: KQL, Python, R
TriggersnoyesyesTable-level update policy rules can be used to automatically run a query and ingest its results when data is ingested into another table.
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, keySharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Master-slave replication
yes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infowith MEMORY storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Access rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAzure Active Directory Authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
BlazegraphCloudantMariaDBMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer
Specific characteristicsOpen source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
» more
Competitive advantagesHigh availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
» more
Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
» more
Key customersBooking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
» more
Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
» more
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

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesAzure Database for MariaDB: Easily deploy applications to the cloud.
» more

Navicat for MariaDB provides a native environment for MariaDB database management and development.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
BlazegraphCloudantMariaDBMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer
DB-Engines blog posts

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

Meet some database management systems you are likely to hear more about in the future
4 August 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

MariaDB strengthens its position in the open source RDBMS market
5 April 2018, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
2 February 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Conferences and events

MariaDB OpenWorks 2020
New York City, USA, 4-6 May 2020

Recent citations in the news

Rising Importance for Graphics Processing Unit Database Market 2019 Evaluates High Growth | Key Players Study- Zilliz, Brytlyt, Jedox AG
15 October 2019, 5Gigs News

Huge Demands for New Opportunities on Graphics Processing Unit Database Market 2028 Forecasts and Analysis with Top Key Players like – Zilliz, Brytlyt, Jedox AG, OmniSci
7 October 2019, Sound On Sound Fest

GPU Database Market Is Touching New Level|Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream
11 October 2019, Global Industry Network

Emerging Growth on GPU Database Market 2019-2026: Leading Companies like Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream, Neo4j, Nvidia, Brytlyt, Jedox, Blazegraph, Blazingdb, Zilliz, Heterodb, H2o.Ai
26 September 2019, Market Research Scoop

Graph Database Market 2019 Growth Rate, Gross Margin, Competitive Situation and Trends, Forecast To 2025
15 October 2019, Galus Australis

provided by Google News

IBM Adds Kubernetes Operator for CouchDB
26 September 2019, Datanami

How to Trigger OpenWhisk Actions on Cloudant Databases Changes
27 July 2016, DZone News

IBM to Purchase Cloudant Database as a service (DBaaS) Provider
22 March 2014, App Developer Magazine

Meet the finalists for IBM's $200K Call for Code competition
9 September 2019, The Next Web

Choosing among IaaS, PaaS and Database as a Service for a cloud database
12 August 2013, TechTarget

provided by Google News

DBmaestro Brings Database Release Automation to MySQL, MariaDB and RDS
15 October 2019, PRNewswire

MariaDB and Palisade Compliance Partner to Help Companies Get Unstuck From Oracle
20 September 2019, PRNewswire

Percona Open Source Software Database Survey Reveals Shift Toward Diversity
15 October 2019, Yahoo Finance

Percona Announces New Distribution of PostgreSQL to Provide Expanded Support for Open Source Databases
17 September 2019, Yahoo Finance

SmartStyle Turns to Percona Support to Provide Enhanced Customer Service
24 September 2019, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

Updated Tools for Office 365 and Microsoft Azure Arriving Soon
20 September 2019, Redmondmag.com

Microsoft Updates Azure Storage Explorer with Simplified Managed Disks
27 September 2019, WinBuzzer

Microsoft Readies Raft of Updates to Office 365 and Azure Tools
20 September 2019, Redmond Channel Partner

Fastly, Microsoft partner on real-time analytics with Azure Data Explorer
29 January 2019, ZDNet

An overview of Azure Data Explorer (ADX) - Microsoft
7 February 2019, Channel 9

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Semantic Java Developer - Scientific Computing
Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Database Administrator
Wikimedia Foundation, Arlington, VA

Database Architect
Wikimedia Foundation, San Francisco, CA

Junior Game Developer
Mobcrush Inc, Santa Monica, CA

UH Web Administrator
University of Houston, Houston, TX

Data Engineer - McAllen, TX
Vantage Bank Texas, McAllen, TX

Network Engineer 1(DNS/DHCP) - Global Business Services
Walmart, Bentonville, AR

MySQL DBA [AMER Based]
Percona, Remote

NCR Payments Data Analyst
NCR, Addison, TX

Power BI Visualization on cloud-Lead
Wipro LTD, San Ramon, CA

Software Engineer - CTJ
Microsoft, Reston, VA

Software Engineer 2
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

BI Program Manager
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Present your product here