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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Geode vs. Postgres-XL vs. SingleStore

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  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 processesBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresMySQL 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
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score1.15
Rank#166  Overall
#29  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.77
Rank#134  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.70
Rank#206  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#61  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comgeode.apache.orgwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlgeode.apache.org/­docswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperFranz Inc.Originally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.SingleStore Inc.
Initial release200420022014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2013
Current release7.2, October 20211.1, February 201710 R1, October 20187.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
macOS
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyesyes
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 possiblenoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language (OQL)yes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyes
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-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 configurationEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeACID infoMVCCACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.noyesnoyes
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-standardFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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AllegroGraphGeodePostgres-XLSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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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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