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DBMS > AllegroGraph vs. Datomic vs. EJDB vs. Hive

System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Datomic vs. EJDB vs. Hive

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparison
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 durabilityEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.04
Rank#165  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score2.94
Rank#101  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#280  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score70.26
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.datomic.comejdb.orghive.apache.org
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.datomic.comgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperFranz Inc.CognitectSoftmotionsApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release2004201220122012
Current release7.0.0, April 20200.9.5951, July 20193.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureCJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMserver-lessAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenonoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP APIin-process shared libraryJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Clojure
Java
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes infoTransaction Functionsnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
TriggersyesBy using transaction functionsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
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 authenticationnonoAccess rights for users, groups and roles
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AllegroGraphDatomicEJDBHive
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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