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System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Faircom DB vs. OpenTSDB vs. TerarkDB vs. TiDB

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  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.Native high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Scalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.96
Rank#180  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score0.44
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#126  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Score3.26
Rank#95  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbopentsdb.netgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbpingcap.com
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikidocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperBlazegraphFairCom Corporationcurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsTerarkPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20061979201120162016
Current release2.1.5, March 2019V12, November 20205.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoLGPLcommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaANSI C, C++JavaC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
HTTP API
Telnet API
C++ API
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
C++
Java
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++nonono
Triggersnoyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningSharding infobased on HBasenonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).selectable replication factor infobased on HBasenoneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsyesnonono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesnonoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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BlazegraphFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEOpenTSDBTerarkDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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