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DBMS > AllegroGraph vs. Datomic vs. Drizzle vs. Geode vs. Memgraph

System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Datomic vs. Drizzle vs. Geode vs. Memgraph

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  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.Geode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scale
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score1.05
Rank#174  Overall
#30  Document stores
#15  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.75
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score1.71
Rank#135  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.36
Rank#267  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.datomic.comgeode.apache.orgmemgraph.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.datomic.comgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.memgraph.com
Social network pagesTwitterLinkedInFacebookGitHubDiscord
DeveloperFranz Inc.CognitectDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Memgraph Ltd
Initial release20042012200820022017
Current release7.2.0, October 20211.0.6362, January 20227.2.4, September 20121.1, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercial infoFree license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++JavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesyesschema-freeschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 possiblenonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (OQL)no
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP APIJDBCJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Clojure
Java
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes infoTransaction Functionsnouser defined functions
TriggersyesBy using transaction functionsno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoCache Event Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioning
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
Multi-source replicationMulti-source replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDyes, on a single nodeACID infowith snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changes
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 developmentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights per client and object definableUsers, roles and permissions
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AllegroGraphDatomicDrizzleGeodeMemgraph
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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Memgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Business Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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Typical application scenariosGraph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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