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System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. FileMaker vs. MemSQL

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  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.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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
Score55.73
Rank#18  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score4.06
Rank#71  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.filemaker.comwww.memsql.com
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmldocs.memsql.com
DeveloperBlazegraphFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleMemSQL Inc.
Initial release200619832013
Current release2.1.4, August 201618, May 20196.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyes
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.yes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes infovia pluginsyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
PHPBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)simple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BlazegraphFileMakerMemSQL
Specific characteristicsMemSQL is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical systems...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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News

Blazegraph 2.1.4 Release
29 August 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.2 Release
18 June 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.1 Release!
9 June 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.0 Release!
8 April 2016

Blazegraph 2.0.0 Release!
22 December 2015

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