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System Properties Comparison Blazegraph vs. Sphinx

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NameBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.91
Rank#183  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score7.61
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websiteblazegraph.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwiki.blazegraph.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperBlazegraphSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20062001
Current release2.1.5, March 20193.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoRDF literal typesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in Graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)no

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