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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Google Search Appliance vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Google Search Appliance vs. TinkerGraph

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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.The Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.A lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Search engineGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#192  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score2.77
Rank#90  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.14
Rank#269  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmltinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comsupport.google.com/­gsa
DeveloperBlazegraphGoogle
Initial release200620022009
Current release2.1.4, August 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyes
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replicationnone
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 configurationnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)User authentication via various security protocolsno
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BlazegraphGoogle Search ApplianceTinkerGraph
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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