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System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. JaguarDB vs. KairosDB vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  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.Performant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Fully managed big data interactive analytics platform
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoIf a column is of type dynamic docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-types/­dynamic then it's possible to add arbitrary JSON documents in this cell
Event Store infothis is the general usage pattern at Microsoft. Billing, Logs, Telemetry events are stored in ADX and the state of an individual entity is defined by the arg_max(timestamps)
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infosupport for complex search expressions docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­parseoperator FTS, Geospatial docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­geo-point-to-geohash-function distributed search -> ADX acts as a distributed search engine
Time Series DBMS infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer/­time-series-analysis
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.09
Rank#192  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score0.06
Rank#372  Overall
#58  Key-value stores
Score0.85
Rank#213  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score7.67
Rank#59  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.datajaguar.comgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorer
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpkairosdb.github.iodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer
DeveloperBlazegraphDataJaguar, Inc.Microsoft
Initial release2006201520132019
Current release2.1.5, March 20192.9.4 September 20181.2.2, November 2018cloud service with continuous releases
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeFixed schema with schema-less datatypes (dynamic)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyesyes infobool, datetime, dynamic, guid, int, long, real, string, timespan, double: docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-types
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersnoKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subset
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Microsoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoYes, possible languages: KQL, Python, R
Triggersnononoyes infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­management/­updatepolicy
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoSpark connector (open source): github.com/­Azure/­azure-kusto-spark
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Immediate 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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)rights management via user accountssimple password-based access controlAzure Active Directory Authentication
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Specific characteristicsAzure Data Explorer is a fast and highly scalable data exploration service for log...
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Competitive advantagesKusto Query Language (innovative query language, optimized for high performance data...
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Typical application scenariosIoT applications IoT devices generate billions of sensor readings. Normalizing and...
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Key customersMicrosoft, DocuSign, Taboola, Bosch, Siemens Healthineers, Bühler, Ecolab, Zoomd
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Market metricsAzure Data Explorer is the data service for Azure Monitor, Azure Time Series Insights,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAn Azure Data Explorer cluster is a pair of engine and data management clusters which...
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