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System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. FoundationDB vs. MonetDB vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. SwayDB

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionHigh-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A relational database management system that stores data in columnsKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Trend Chart
Score0.81
Rank#182  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score1.05
Rank#165  Overall
#24  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#81  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score4.17
Rank#79  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#317  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.foundationdb.orgwww.monetdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlswaydb.io
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperBlazegraphFoundationDBMonetDB BVOracleSimer Plaha
Initial release20062013200420112018
Current release2.1.5, March 20196.2.11, November 2019Jun2020-SP1, July 202019.5, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise EditionOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++CJavaScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesno infosome layers support typingyesoptionalno
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 indexesyesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagesupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesin SQL-layer onlyyes, in SQL, C, Rnono
Triggersnonoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding via remote tablesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusElectable source-replica replication per shardnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsin SQL-layer onlyyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)Atomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infooff heap cacheyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesno
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BlazegraphFoundationDBMonetDBOracle NoSQLSwayDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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