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DBMS > AllegroGraph vs. Datomic vs. Drizzle vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Datomic vs. Drizzle vs. SingleStore

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  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.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.39
Rank#174  Overall
#30  Document stores
#15  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score2.10
Rank#136  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score7.36
Rank#56  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.datomic.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.datomic.comdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperFranz Inc.CognitectDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerSingleStore Inc.
Initial release2004201220082013
Current release7.2.0, October 20211.0.6362, January 20227.2.4, September 20127.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++C++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesyesyes
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 languagenoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP APIJDBCCluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Clojure
Java
C
C++
Java
PHP
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes infoTransaction Functionsnoyes
TriggersyesBy using transaction functionsno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingSharding infohash 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
Source-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
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 developmentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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AllegroGraphDatomicDrizzleSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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