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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Hive vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Ignite vs. MonetDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.23
Rank#156  Overall
#27  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score81.93
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score6.43
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
#34  Relational DBMS
Score1.91
Rank#125  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comhive.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantignite.apache.orgwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homecloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantapacheignite.readme.io/­docswww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperFranz Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Apache Software FoundationMonetDB BV
Initial release20042012201020152004
Current release7.2, October 20213.1.2, August 2019Apache Ignite 2.6Oct2020-SP2, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlangC++, Java, .NetC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersyesnoyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingShardingShardingSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes (replicated cache)none infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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 authenticationAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AllegroGraphHiveIBM CloudantIgniteMonetDB
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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