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System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. CouchDB vs. jBASE

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  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.A native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.18
Rank#198  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#9  RDF stores
Score14.45
Rank#42  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score2.06
Rank#140  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comcouchdb.apache.orgwww.jbase.com
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.zumasys.com/­jbase
DeveloperBlazegraphApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerZumasys
Initial release200620051991
Current release2.1.5, March 20193.3.0, January 20235.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesnooptional
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Access rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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