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System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Oracle vs. Quasardb vs. SAP IQ vs. TinkerGraph

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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 RDBMSDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
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Score0.64
Rank#188  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score1340.64
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#283  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score5.09
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#269  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.oracle.com/­databasewww.quasardb.netwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmltinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasedoc.quasardb.nethelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperBlazegraphOraclequasardbSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release20061980200919942009
Current release2.1.5, March 201919c, February 20193.1, January 201916.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyes infointeger and binaryyesyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith tagsyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possiblenoyesno
Triggersnoyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle PartitioningSharding infoconsistent hashingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replication with selectable replication factorSAP/Sybase Replication Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLwith Hadoop integrationHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsyesnoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yes infoTransient modenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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BlazegraphOracleQuasardbSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQTinkerGraph
Specific characteristicsOracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle Database Cloud Services Customers can choose from a wide range of database...
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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News

Blazegraph 2.1.4 Release
29 August 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.2 Release
18 June 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.1 Release!
9 June 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.0 Release!
8 April 2016

Blazegraph 2.0.0 Release!
22 December 2015

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