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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. VoltDB

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

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  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.Distributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.85
Rank#188  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score9.09
Rank#53  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score1.58
Rank#141  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperBlazegraphGoogleVoltDB Inc.
Initial release200620172010
Current release2.1.5, March 201911.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
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
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsJava
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
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.Users and roles with access to stored procedures

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