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

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

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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 comparisonMilvus  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 ServerA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Wide column storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMSMultivalue 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
Score0.91
Rank#183  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score165.96
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score17.27
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#271  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2azure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.io
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperBlazegraphHypertable Inc.IBMMicrosoft
Initial release200620091983 infohost version20162019
Current release2.1.5, March 20190.9.8.11, March 201612.1, October 20161.0, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercial infofree version is availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++C and C++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
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesnoyesyesNumeric data only
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 indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyesyesno
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
RESTful HTTP API
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
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesTransact SQLno
Triggersnonoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
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 methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnoyesno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesno

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