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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. AllegroGraph vs. Derby vs. Neo4j vs. Snowflake

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NameAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA complete real-time data logging service that supports collection, consumption, shipping, search, and analysis of logs.High performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Scalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.60
Rank#221  Overall
#14  Search engines
Score1.24
Rank#156  Overall
#27  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score4.97
Rank#74  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score58.03
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score76.82
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-serviceallegrograph.comdb.apache.org/­derbyneo4j.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlneo4j.com/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaCloud Inc.Franz Inc.Apache Software FoundationNeo4j, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20162004199720072014
Current release7.2, October 202110.15.2.0, March 20204.4.3, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaJava, Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF schemasyesschema-free and schema-optionalyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nono infobulk load of XML files possibleyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSPARQL is used as query languageyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
JDBCBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoJavaScript or Common LispJava Stored Proceduresyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsuser defined functions
Triggersyesyesyesyes infovia event handlerno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingwith Federationnoneyes using Neo4j Fabricyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes3 replicasMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAlibaba Cloud user access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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Alibaba Cloud Log ServiceAllegroGraphDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBNeo4jSnowflake
Specific characteristicsA real-time service for telementry data (log, metric, trace). Alibaba Cloud Log Service...
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Knowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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Neo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantages* Ease of use: Completes data collections from more than 30 data sources within five...
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AllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Neo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenarios* Log/Trace/Event Search & Analysis * Application Monitoring * Operation Analysis...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customers* Alibaba & Ant-Finance:he infrastructure service for the Corp * Over 22k Subscriber...
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Over 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
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Licensing and pricing modelsPay-As-You-Go https://www.alibabacloud.com/product/log-service/pricing
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GPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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