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System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Fauna vs. Rockset vs. STSdb

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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.Fauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.09
Rank#192  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score1.70
Rank#146  Overall
#25  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#226  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.15
Rank#333  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websiteblazegraph.comfauna.comrockset.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comdocs.fauna.comdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperBlazegraphFauna, Inc.RocksetSTS Soft SC
Initial release2006201420192011
Current release2.1.5, March 20194.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScalaC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedhostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesnodynamic typingyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsnono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source 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 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 persistentyesyesyesyes
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)Identity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleno

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