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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. CrateDB vs. Derby

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSDistributed Date Store based on LuceneFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.23
Rank#156  Overall
#27  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.91
Rank#182  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#11  Search engines
Score4.72
Rank#77  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comcrate.iodb.apache.org/­derby
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlcrate.io/­docsdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.CrateApache Software Foundation
Initial release200420131997
Current release7.2, October 202110.15.2.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
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 possiblenoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes, but no triggers and constraintsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispuser defined functionsJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACID
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphCrateDBDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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CrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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CrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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