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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Apache Drill vs. CockroachDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.19
Rank#156  Overall
#26  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score2.99
Rank#100  Overall
#18  Document stores
#49  Relational DBMS
Score6.74
Rank#57  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comdrill.apache.orgwww.cockroachlabs.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldrill.apache.org/­docswww.cockroachlabs.com/­docs
DeveloperFranz Inc.Apache Software FoundationCockroach Labs
Initial release200420122015
Current release7.0.0, April 20201.18.0, September 202020.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freedynamic schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQL
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFT
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noDepending on the underlying data sourceno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationDepending on the underlying data sourceRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphApache DrillCockroachDB
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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CockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Key customersComcast, LUSH, Bose, Kindred, Nubank, Baidu, SpaceX, TuneGO, eBay, DoorDash, Norfolk...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 700+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 120+ CockroachCloud...
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Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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