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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Sequoiadb vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Sequoiadb vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  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.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.96
Rank#180  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score18.49
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#250  Overall
#38  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score22.94
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sequoiadb.comspark.apache.org/­sqlwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticswww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperBlazegraphMicrosoftSequoiadb Ltd.Apache Software FoundationTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20062016201320141987
Current release2.1.5, March 20193.2.0, October 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++ScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesTransact SQLJavaScriptnoyes
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication
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 ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDDocument is locked during a transactionnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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)yessimple password-based access controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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