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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. CockroachDB vs. Graphite vs. Ignite

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  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.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.24
Rank#156  Overall
#27  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score6.97
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score5.58
Rank#70  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score6.03
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.cockroachlabs.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webignite.apache.org
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.ioapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperFranz Inc.Cockroach LabsChris DavisApache Software Foundation
Initial release2004201520062015
Current release7.2, October 202121.1.2, June 2021Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoPythonC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasdynamic schemayesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 possiblenonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
JDBCHTTP API
Sockets
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispnonoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyesnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)
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 RAFTnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication using RAFTnoneyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infolockingyes
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationRole-based access controlnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementations
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AllegroGraphCockroachDBGraphiteIgnite
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, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc,...
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Market metrics6.7K+ long-running clusters 2.2K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 10.5K+ CockroachDB...
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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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