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DBMS > AllegroGraph vs. Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. Impala

System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. Impala

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Analytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument storeDocument store
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Score1.30
Rank#150  Overall
#26  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score10.58
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score18.75
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.AmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerCloudera
Initial release2004201520082013
Current release7.0.0, April 20207.2.4, September 20123.4.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.no infobulk load of XML files possibleyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyesnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersyesyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationhorizontal partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos
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AllegroGraphAmazon AuroraDrizzleImpala
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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