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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Ignite vs. IRONdb

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Ignite vs. IRONdb

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  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.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.91
Rank#183  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score5.41
Rank#69  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comignite.apache.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperBlazegraphApache Software FoundationCirconus LLC.
Initial release200620152017
Current release2.1.5, March 2019Apache Ignite 2.6V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java, .NetC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes, in Lua
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes (replicated cache)configurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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)Security Hooks for custom implementationsno

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