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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Hive vs. Vitess

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Hive vs. Vitess

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonVitess  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 HadoopScalable, distributed, cloud-native DBMS, extending MySQL
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.75
Rank#235  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score65.81
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score1.26
Rank#186  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comhive.apache.orgvitess.io
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homevitess.io/­docs
DeveloperBlazegraphApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookThe Linux Foundation, PlanetScale
Initial release200620122013
Current release2.1.5, March 20193.1.3, April 202215.0.2, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMDocker
Linux
macOS
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 infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
MySQL protocol
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersnonoyes
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 across shards
Immediate Consistency within a shard
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID at shard level
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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