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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Hypertable vs. Milvus vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Hypertable vs. Milvus vs. Sphinx

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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 HadoopA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Wide column storeMultivalue DBMSSearch engine
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Score0.96
Rank#180  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score0.36
Rank#259  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score8.01
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websiteblazegraph.commilvus.iosphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.commilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperBlazegraphHypertable Inc.Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2006200920192001
Current release2.1.5, March 20190.9.8.11, March 20161.0, March 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesnoNumeric data onlyno
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 scansnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenonoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
C++ API
Thrift
RESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor on file system levelnone
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 Graphsnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
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)nonono

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