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

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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 RDBMSColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMSGraph 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#189  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score1345.42
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score4.78
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score2.39
Rank#100  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#266  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.oracle.com/­databasewww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.snowflake.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasehelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperBlazegraphOracleSAP, formerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20061980199420142009
Current release2.1.5, March 201919c, February 201916.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesyesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
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
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioningshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexeryesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
SAP/Sybase Replication Serveryesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLHadoop integrationnono
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 Graphsyesyesyesyes 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 persistentyesyesyesyesoptional
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'nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
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Blazegraph 2.1.4 Release
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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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