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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. InfinityDB

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. InfinityDB

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  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.Cloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interface
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.09
Rank#192  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score11.11
Rank#47  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.05
Rank#375  Overall
#60  Key-value stores
Websiteblazegraph.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreboilerbay.com
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoreboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manual
DeveloperBlazegraphGoogleBoiler Bay Inc.
Initial release200620172002
Current release2.1.5, March 20194.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgrade
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arrays
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 indexesyesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capability
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capability
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loads
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, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.no

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