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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Graph Engine vs. H2GIS

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Graph Engine vs. H2GIS

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  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.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.A distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineSpatial extension of H2
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Wide column storeGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.96
Rank#180  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score3.63
Rank#89  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.85
Rank#186  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#324  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.graphengine.iowww.h2gis.org
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docswww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­home
DeveloperBlazegraphGoogleMicrosoftCNRS
Initial release2006201520102013
Current release2.1.5, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJava.NET and CJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted.NET
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesnoyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesyes infobased on H2
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesyes infobased on H2
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-row operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)yes infobased on H2

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