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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Geode vs. Linter vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesRDBMS for high security requirementsGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.05
Rank#174  Overall
#30  Document stores
#15  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.71
Rank#135  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.12
Rank#309  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Score41.38
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websiteallegrograph.comgeode.apache.orglinter.ru/­enazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperFranz Inc.Originally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.relex.ru/­enMicrosoft
Initial release2004200219902014
Current release7.2.0, October 20211.1, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredAIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoJSON types
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 indexesyesnoyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language (OQL)yesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispuser defined functionsyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQLJavaScript
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event ListenersyesJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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AllegroGraphGeodeLinterMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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