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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. HugeGraph vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. HugeGraph vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  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 fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMSElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.92
Rank#183  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score0.19
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Score16.66
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comgithub.com/­hugegraphazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comhugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-docdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperBlazegraphBaiduMicrosoft
Initial release200620182016
Current release2.1.5, March 20190.9
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Unix
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoalso supports composite index and range indexyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Groovy
Java
Python
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesasynchronous Gremlin script jobsTransact SQL
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnovia hugegraph-sparkno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsyes infoedges in graphno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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)Users, roles and permissionsyes

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