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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Cloudant vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. WakandaDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Globally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.82
Rank#165  Overall
#26  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score3.44
Rank#84  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score125.14
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score31.63
Rank#25  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.09
Rank#284  Overall
#15  Object oriented DBMS
Websitefranz.com/­agraph/­allegrographcloudant.comproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accessazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.cloudant.commsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-dbdoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.IBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014MicrosoftMicrosoftWakanda SAS
Initial release20042010199220142012
Current release6.6.0, August 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20192.1.0, July 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficecommercialOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangC++C++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infoJSON typesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJavaScriptyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
noneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID infobut no files for transaction loggingMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights can be defined down to the item levelyes
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AllegroGraphCloudantMicrosoft AccessMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBWakandaDB
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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Allegro "Knowledge" Graph News - March 2018
7 March 2018

AllegroGraph v6.4 - Now Available
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AllegroGraph News - December 2017
20 December 2017

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