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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Lovefield vs. Machbase vs. Nebula Graph

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Lovefield vs. Machbase vs. Nebula Graph

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  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.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.87
Rank#189  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score0.23
Rank#286  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#358  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score1.11
Rank#168  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.machbase.comgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overviewdocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperBlazegraphGoogleMachbaseVesoft Inc.
Initial release2006201420132019
Current release2.1.5, March 20192.1.12, February 2017V6.5, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesStrong typed schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneselectable replication factorCausal Clustering using Raft protocol
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databasenoyes infousing RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing MemoryDByes infovolatile and lookup tableyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)nosimple password-based access controlRole-based access control
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BlazegraphLovefieldMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxNebula Graph
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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