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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Snowflake vs. TerminusDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.15
Rank#166  Overall
#29  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score93.51
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#302  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.snowflake.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.heavy.aidocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperFranz Inc.HEAVY.AI, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2004201620142018
Current release7.2, October 20215.10, January 202210.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ and CUDAProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxhostedLinux
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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 possiblenoyesno
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationSharding infoRound robinyesGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationyesJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationRole-based access control
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AllegroGraphHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022SnowflakeTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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Optimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Only HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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