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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Cubrid vs. Sphinx vs. Weaviate

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

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  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 OLTPOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSSearch engineSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.96
Rank#180  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score1.13
Rank#163  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score8.01
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.14
Rank#297  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websiteblazegraph.comcubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
sphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comcubrid.org/­manualssphinxsearch.com/­docswww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperBlazegraphCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationSphinx Technologies Inc.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2006200820012017
Current release2.1.5, March 201911.0, January 20213.4.1, July 20211.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++, JavaC++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesnoyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)GraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocolGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Proceduresnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationnoneyes
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoOpenID Connect Discovery
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