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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Apache Druid vs. OrientDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.33
Rank#187  Overall
#31  Document stores
#17  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score2.49
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score4.54
Rank#85  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#13  Key-value stores
Websiteallegrograph.comdruid.apache.orgorientdb.org
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.Apache Software Foundation and contributorsOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release200420122010
Current release7.2.0, October 202125.0.0, January 20233.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL for queryingSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispnoJava, Javascript
TriggersyesnoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes inforelationship in graphs
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 persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
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AllegroGraphApache DruidOrientDB
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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