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System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Couchbase vs. Hypertable vs. Milvus vs. TerarkDB

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHigh-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.A distributed document store with a powerful search engine and in-built operational and analytical capabilitiesAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeWide column storeSearch engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
Spatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.91
Rank#185  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score28.38
Rank#30  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.37
Rank#259  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.couchbase.commilvus.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comdocs.couchbase.commilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperBlazegraphCouchbase, Inc.Hypertable Inc.Terark
Initial release20062011200920192016
Current release2.1.5, March 2019Server: 7.0, July 2021; Mobile: 3, February 2022; Couchbase Capella, October 20210.9.8.11, March 20162.0, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++, Go and ErlangC++C++, GoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyes infoString, Boolean, NumbernoNumeric and Stringno
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
Secondary indexesyesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.nonono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsC++ API
Thrift
RESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesFunctions and timers in JavaScriptnonono
Triggersnoyes infovia the TAP protocolnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor on file system levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnonono
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.yes infoEphemeral bucketsnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)User and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationnonono
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BlazegraphCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseHypertableMilvusTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Milvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Highly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Video media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Milvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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As of March 2022, 9.8k+ GitHub stars 1.4k+ Github forks 871k+ docker pulls 2k+ community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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Milvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Managed...
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