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

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  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on Blazegraph.Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 EditionA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
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 storeGraph DBMS
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
Score1.13
Rank#159  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.foundationdb.orgwww.monetdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmldocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperBlazegraphFoundationDBMonetDB BVOracle
Initial release20062013200420112017
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 Editioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++CJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesno infosome layers support typingyesoptionalyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagesupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (GSQL)
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 APIGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON 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
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesin SQL-layer onlyyes, in SQL, C, Rnoyes
Triggersnonoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding via remote tablesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusElectable source-replica replication per shard
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsin SQL-layer onlyyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID
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 cacheno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access control
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BlazegraphFoundationDBMonetDBOracle NoSQLTigerGraph
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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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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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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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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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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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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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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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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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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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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