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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. GBase vs. QuestDB

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. GBase vs. QuestDB

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  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.An analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.A high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.77
Rank#222  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score1.04
Rank#190  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score2.48
Rank#115  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.gbase.cnquestdb.io
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comquestdb.io/­docs
DeveloperBlazegraphQuestDB Technology Inc
Initial release20062014
Current release2.1.5, March 2019GBase 8a
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava (Zero-GC), C++, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL with time-series extensions
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication with eventual consistency
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)
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Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column-based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesHigh ingestion throughput: peak of 4M rows/sec (TSBS Benchmark) Code optimizations...
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Typical application scenariosFinancial tick data Industrial IoT Application Metrics Monitoring
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Key customersBanks & Hedge funds, Yahoo, OKX, Airbus, Aquis Exchange, Net App, Cloudera, Airtel,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source Apache 2.0 QuestDB Enterprise QuestDB Cloud
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