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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. MySQL vs. RethinkDB

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. MySQL vs. RethinkDB

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  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 RDBMSDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.91
Rank#185  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score1202.10
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#99  Overall
#19  Document stores
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.mysql.comrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comdev.mysql.com/­docrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperBlazegraphOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release200619952009
Current release2.1.5, March 20198.0.29, April 20222.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native 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
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoproprietary syntax
TriggersnoyesClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesyes infousers and table-level permissions

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