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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Graphite vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.33
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score4.56
Rank#70  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score34.71
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websiteallegrograph.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperFranz Inc.Chris DavisMicrosoft
Initial release200420062014
Current release7.0.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languagePython
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
hosted
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes 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 possibleno
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
HTTP API
Sockets
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispnoJavaScript
TriggersyesnoJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationnoneBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphGraphiteMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
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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News

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Data-Centric Architecture Forum – DCAF 2021
1 February 2021

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