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System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Hive vs. KeyDB

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonKeyDB  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 HadoopAn ultra-fast, open source Key-value store fully compatible with Redis API, modules, and protocols
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.79
Rank#222  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score64.82
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#205  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Websiteblazegraph.comhive.apache.orggithub.com/­Snapchat/­KeyDB
keydb.dev
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.keydb.dev
DeveloperBlazegraphApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookEQ Alpha Technology Ltd.
Initial release200620122019
Current release2.1.5, March 20193.1.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoBSD-3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoby using the Redis Search module
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protoco
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceLua
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logs
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, groups and rolessimple password-based access control and ACL

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