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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. DolphinDB vs. Hive vs. IBM Cloudant

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. DolphinDB vs. Hive vs. IBM Cloudant

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  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.DolphinDB is a high performance Time Series DBMS. It is integrated with an easy-to-use fully featured programming language and a high-volume high-velocity streaming analytics system. It offers operational simplicity, scalability, fault tolerance, and concurrency.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.21
Rank#186  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score2.32
Rank#126  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score81.89
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score4.21
Rank#92  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.dolphindb.comhive.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudant
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comwww.dolphindb.com/­helpcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homecloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperBlazegraphDolphinDB, IncApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release2006201820122010
Current release2.1.5, March 2019v2.00.4, January 20223.1.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++JavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
All OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
JSON over HTTP
Kafka
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
OPC DA
OPC UA
RabbitMQ
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
MatLab
Python
R
Rust
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesnono infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoOptimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Administrators, Users, GroupsAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per database

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