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

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  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.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Multivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score1.18
Rank#198  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#9  RDF stores
Score2.06
Rank#140  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.71
Rank#251  Overall
#118  Relational DBMS
Websiteblazegraph.comwww.jbase.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasewww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperBlazegraphZumasys
Initial release200619912014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release2.1.5, March 20195.710 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesoptionalyes
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.yesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes
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 configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Access rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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