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System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. InfluxDB

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  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.Distributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.58
Rank#189  Overall
#14  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score0.23
Rank#249  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.blazegraph.comwww.ibm.biz/­eventstorewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_1.1.2/­eventstore/­welcome.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperBlazegraphIBM
Initial release200620172013
Current release2.1.4, August 20161.1.31.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, ScalaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesActive-active shard replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replicationyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)User level access controlsimple rights management via user accounts
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BlazegraphIBM Db2 Event StoreInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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News

Blazegraph 2.1.4 Release
29 August 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.2 Release
18 June 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.1 Release!
9 June 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.0 Release!
8 April 2016

Blazegraph 2.0.0 Release!
22 December 2015

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