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DBMS > AllegroGraph vs. IBM Cloudant vs. OrientDB vs. Solr

System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. IBM Cloudant vs. OrientDB vs. Solr

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)A widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.25
Rank#154  Overall
#27  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score3.71
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score4.05
Rank#82  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score51.17
Rank#22  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantorientdb.orglucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmllucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.IBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPApache Software Foundation
Initial release2004201020102006
Current release7.0.0, April 20203.1.9, February 20218.9.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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 possiblenonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoSQL-like query language, no joinsSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP/JSON APITinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptJava, JavascriptJava plugins
TriggersyesyesHooksyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno infocould be achieved with distributed queriesspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes inforelationship in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableyes
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AllegroGraphIBM CloudantOrientDBSolr
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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