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System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. GRAKN.AI vs. SAP IQ

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  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.Grakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Relational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#192  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score0.27
Rank#249  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
#116  Relational DBMS
Score5.01
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comgrakn.aiwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comdev.grakn.ai/­docshelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperBlazegraphGrakn Labs LtdSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release200620161994
Current release2.1.4, August 20161.6.2, January 202016.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoby using Cassandrashared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication infoby using CassandraSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache ZookeeperHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsno infosubstituted by the relationship featureyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)yes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
BlazegraphGRAKN.AISAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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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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