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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. AllegroGraph vs. HBase vs. Sphinx vs. TerminusDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Wide column storeSearch engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
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Score0.34
Rank#236  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Score0.82
Rank#165  Overall
#26  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score51.15
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score6.69
Rank#51  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#339  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlfranz.com/­agraph/­allegrographhbase.apache.orgsphinxsearch.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlhbase.apache.orgsphinxsearch.com/­docsterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupFranz Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSphinx Technologies Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release20162004200820012018
Current release6.6.0, August 20192.2.0, June 20193.1.1, October 20181.0, 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF schemasschema-free, schema definition possibleyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROnoyes
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.yesno infobulk load of XML files possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSPARQL is used as query languagenoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Proprietary protocolOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes infoCoprocessors in Javanoyes
Triggersyesyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicewith FederationShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
noneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)noACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnoRole-based access control
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBAllegroGraphHBaseSphinxTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader Document Store and Graph Database. Supporting JSON...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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