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DBMS > Blazegraph vs. Newts vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Newts vs. Postgres-XL

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  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.Time Series DBMS based on CassandraBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.81
Rank#213  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score0.07
Rank#375  Overall
#41  Time Series DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#254  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comopennms.github.io/­newtswww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikiwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperBlazegraphOpenNMS Group
Initial release200620142014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release2.1.5, March 201910 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyes
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.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
HTTP REST
Java API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on Cassandrahorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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