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System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Kdb+ vs. Oracle vs. SAP IQ vs. TinkerGraph

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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.High performance Time Series DBMSWidely used RDBMSColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
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Score0.64
Rank#189  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score5.27
Rank#57  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score1345.42
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score4.78
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#266  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comkx.comwww.oracle.com/­databasewww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmltinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comcode.kx.comdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasehelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperBlazegraphKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcOracleSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release20062000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003198019942009
Current release2.1.5, March 20193.6, May 201819c, February 201916.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaqC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language (q)yes infowith proprietary extensionsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleyesno
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioningshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
SAP/Sybase Replication Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno infocan be realized in PL/SQLHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsyesyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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BlazegraphKdb+OracleSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQTinkerGraph
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Oracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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Blazegraph 2.1.4 Release
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Blazegraph 2.1.0 Release!
8 April 2016

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22 December 2015

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