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DBMS > AllegroGraph vs. Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. Microsoft SQL Server

System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  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.Microsofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.87
Rank#162  Overall
#23  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score7.75
Rank#47  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score1081.91
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitefranz.com/­agraph/­allegrographaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­UserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperFranz Inc.AmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMicrosoft
Initial release2004201520081989
Current release6.6.0, August 20197.2.4, September 2012SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
Windows
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 possibleyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBCOLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
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
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispyesnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyesyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationhorizontal partitioningShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
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.noyesyes
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, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphAmazon AuroraDrizzleMicrosoft SQL Server
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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News

Triple Attributes
2 May 2018

Allegro "Knowledge" Graph News - March 2018
7 March 2018

AllegroGraph v6.4 - Now Available
23 January 2018

AllegroGraph News - December 2017
20 December 2017

AllegroGraph News - November 2017
2 November 2017

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