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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Hypertable vs. IBM Db2 vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Hypertable vs. IBM Db2 vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  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.Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHigh-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Wide column storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMS
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
Trend Chart
Score0.96
Rank#180  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score167.18
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score17.98
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2azure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperBlazegraphHypertable Inc.IBMMicrosoft
Initial release200620091983 infohost version2016
Current release2.1.5, March 20190.9.8.11, March 201612.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercial infofree version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC++C and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
C++ API
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesTransact SQL
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor on file system levelyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnoyesno 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 dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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