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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Cubrid vs. OpenQM vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Cubrid vs. OpenQM vs. Sphinx

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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.CUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSMultivalue DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.93
Rank#181  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score1.36
Rank#148  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#255  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score7.91
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websiteblazegraph.comcubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
www.openqm.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comcubrid.org/­manualswww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperBlazegraphCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationMartin PhillipsSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2006200819932001
Current release2.1.5, March 201911.0, January 20213.4-123.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++, JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infowith some exceptionsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Proceduresyesno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationyesnone
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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