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DBMS > AllegroGraph vs. Greenplum vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Greenplum vs. SwayDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score1.24
Rank#156  Overall
#27  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score13.96
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websiteallegrograph.comgreenplum.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.greenplum.org
DeveloperFranz Inc.Pivotal Software Inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release200420052018
Current release7.2, October 20216.7.1, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 possibleyes infosince Version 4.2no
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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AllegroGraphGreenplumSwayDB
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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