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System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Hive vs. IBM Db2

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  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.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.75
Rank#235  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score65.81
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score132.23
Rank#8  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comhive.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homewww.ibm.com/­docs/­en/­db2
DeveloperBlazegraphApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookIBM
Initial release200620121983 infohost version
Current release2.1.5, March 20193.1.3, April 202212.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Version
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factoryes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Access rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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