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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Pinecone

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

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonPinecone  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 casesA managed, cloud-native vector database
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.81
Rank#213  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score0.27
Rank#309  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score3.23
Rank#92  Overall
#3  Vector DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.pinecone.io
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comwww.ibm.com/­docs/­en/­db2-event-storedocs.pinecone.io/­docs/­overview
DeveloperBlazegraphIBMPinecone Systems, Inc
Initial release200620172019
Current release2.1.5, March 20192.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesString, Number, Boolean
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesActive-active shard replication
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 Graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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