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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. CockroachDB vs. Datomic vs. Hive

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSCockroachDB 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.Datomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilitydata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.04
Rank#165  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score6.17
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score2.94
Rank#101  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score70.26
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.cockroachlabs.comwww.datomic.comhive.apache.org
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.datomic.comcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperFranz Inc.Cockroach LabsCognitectApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release2004201520122012
Current release7.0.0, April 202020.2, November 20200.9.5951, July 20193.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJava, ClojureJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasdynamic schemayesyes
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 possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
JDBCRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Clojure
Java
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispnoyes infoTransaction Functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
TriggersyesnoBy using transaction functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationhorizontal 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 RAFTnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication using RAFTnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersselectable 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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
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 persistentyesyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes inforecommended only for testing and development
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationRole-based access controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphCockroachDBDatomicHive
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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