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System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Elasticsearch vs. NCache

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  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 distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricOpen source in-memory key-value store
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Search engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.59
Rank#193  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score148.40
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.05
Rank#145  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Websitewww.blazegraph.comwww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperBlazegraphElasticAlachisoft
Initial release200620102004
Current release2.1.4, August 20167.3.0, August 20195.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaC#, C++, .NET
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyes
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 indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like query syntax (OQL) for searching the cache
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
LINQ
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectoryes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnooptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.Memcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)authentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
More information provided by the system vendor
BlazegraphElasticsearchNCache
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 13 years....
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Ncache is 100% .NET with ASP.NET Session State storage, ASP.NET View State Caching,...
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Typical application scenarios
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NCache enables industries and users including users doing: Fraud Detection, Retail...
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Key customers
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsMore than 250 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 13 years.
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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The NCache Enterprise licensing model is according to the number of nodes and shards...
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News

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