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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Kyligence Enterprise vs. Lovefield vs. Neo4j

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Kyligence Enterprise vs. Lovefield vs. Neo4j

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonKyligence Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  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.A high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareA distributed analytics engine for big data, built on top of Apache KylinEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offerings
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score1.09
Rank#192  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score2.00
Rank#136  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#268  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#279  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Score58.68
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
kyligence.io/­kyligence-enterprisegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldneo4j.com
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comdocs.heavy.aigithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperBlazegraphHEAVY.AI, Inc.Kyligence, Inc.GoogleNeo4j, Inc.
Initial release20062016201620142007
Current release2.1.5, March 20195.10, January 20222.1.12, February 20174.4.11, September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++ and CUDAJavaJavaScriptJava, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)SQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
JavaScript.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
TriggersnonoUsing read-only observersyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoRound robinnoneyes using Neo4j Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationnoneCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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BlazegraphHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022Kyligence EnterpriseLovefieldNeo4j
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Neo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantagesOnly HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Neo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersOver 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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GPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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