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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. H2GIS vs. TinkerGraph vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. H2GIS vs. TinkerGraph vs. Titan

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionHigh-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.Spatial extension of H2A lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 APITitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Spatial DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.91
Rank#183  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score0.17
Rank#293  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.h2gis.orgtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlintitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homegithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperBlazegraphCNRSAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2006201320092012
Current release2.1.5, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
TinkerPop 3Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaGroovy
Java
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infobased on H2noyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infobased on H2noneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)noyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptionalyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)yes infobased on H2noUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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