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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Greenplum vs. Microsoft SQL Server

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Greenplum vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  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.Analytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.Microsofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.81
Rank#213  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score8.08
Rank#48  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score821.56
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comgreenplum.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comdocs.greenplum.orglearn.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperBlazegraphPivotal Software Inc.Microsoft
Initial release200620051989
Current release2.1.5, March 20197.0.0, September 2023SQL Server 2022, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
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.yes infosince Version 4.2yes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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