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System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. MySQL vs. Postgres-XL vs. Solr

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  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.Widely used open source RDBMSBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.86
Rank#190  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score1202.85
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#216  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score55.78
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.mysql.comwww.postgres-xl.orglucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comdev.mysql.com/­docwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperBlazegraphOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunApache Software Foundation
Initial release200619952014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2006
Current release2.1.5, March 20198.0.30, July 202210 R1, October 20189.0.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++CJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.yesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infodistributed, parallel query executionSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoproprietary syntaxuser defined functionsJava plugins
Triggersnoyesyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabrichorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infoMVCCoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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