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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Milvus vs. Netezza

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Milvus vs. Netezza

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystems
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.91
Rank#183  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score0.07
Rank#315  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score17.27
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#271  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Score19.62
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.iowww.ibm.com/­products/­netezza
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperBlazegraphSpotifyMicrosoftIBM
Initial release20062014201620192000
Current release2.1.5, March 20191.0, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinuxLinux infoincluded in appliance
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
C++
Go
Java
Python
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoTransact SQLnoyes
Triggersnonononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)yesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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