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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. GridDB vs. Kingbase

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. GridDB vs. Kingbase

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  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.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.81
Rank#213  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score2.09
Rank#120  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#257  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comgriddb.netwww.kingbase.com.cn
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comdocs.griddb.net
DeveloperBlazegraphToshiba CorporationBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.
Initial release200620131999
Current release2.1.5, March 20195.1, August 2022V8.0, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C and Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)Standard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID at container levelACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Access rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BlazegraphGridDBKingbase
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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