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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. MySQL vs. Solr vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. MySQL vs. Solr vs. VelocityDB

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  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 RDBMSA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APISearch engineGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument 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
Score55.78
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score0.01
Rank#348  Overall
#36  Graph DBMS
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.mysql.comlucene.apache.org/­solrvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comdev.mysql.com/­doclucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmlvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperBlazegraphOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunApache Software FoundationVelocityDB Inc
Initial release2006199520062011
Current release2.1.5, March 20198.0.30, July 20229.0.0, May 20227.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++JavaC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)Any that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsSolr Parallel SQL Interfaceno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.Net
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
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoproprietary syntaxJava pluginsno
Triggersnoyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricShardingSharding
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 methodsnonospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduceno
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 Graphsyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineoptimistic lockingACID
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesyesBased on Windows Authentication

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