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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. GeoSpock vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. GeoSpock vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  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.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score0.92
Rank#183  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score0.25
Rank#279  Overall
#130  Relational DBMS
Score16.66
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comgeospock.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperBlazegraphGeoSpockMicrosoft
Initial release20062016
Current release2.1.5, March 20192.0, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyes
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Implementation languageJavaJava, JavascriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedhosted
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 indexesyestemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoTransact SQL
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic shardingSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes
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 configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Access rights for users can be defined per tableyes

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