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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. mSQL

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. mSQL

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  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.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.96
Rank#180  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score19.36
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score1.84
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasehughestech.com.au/­products/­msql
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperBlazegraphGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Hughes Technologies
Initial release200620121994
Current release2.1.5, March 20194.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercialcommercial infofree licenses can be provided
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'no
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
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 configurationEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesno
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)yes, based on authentication and database rulesno

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