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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. EXASOL vs. GridGain vs. SAP IQ vs. Snowflake

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.92
Rank#165  Overall
#24  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score3.09
Rank#92  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score2.16
Rank#116  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#56  Relational DBMS
Score4.93
Rank#70  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#101  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.gridgain.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latesthelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.ExasolGridGain Systems, Inc.SAP, formerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20042000200719942014
Current release7.0, April 2020GridGain 8.5.116.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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 possiblenoyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
Lua
Python
R
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispuser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yesuser defined functions
Triggersyesyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexeryes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
yes (replicated cache)SAP/Sybase Replication Serveryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphEXASOLGridGainSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQSnowflake
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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