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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Datomic vs. Drizzle

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score1.11
Rank#167  Overall
#29  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.73
Rank#135  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.datomic.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.datomic.com
DeveloperFranz Inc.CognitectDrizzle project, originally started by Brian Aker
Initial release200420122008
Current release7.2.0, October 20211.0.6362, January 20227.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGNU GPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesyes
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 possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Clojure
Java
C
C++
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes infoTransaction Functionsno
TriggersyesBy using transaction functionsno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersMulti-source replication
Source-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 configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.noyes inforecommended only for testing and development
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTP
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