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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. LokiJS vs. OrientDB vs. Snowflake

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSIn-memory JavaScript DBMSMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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
Score0.57
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score5.14
Rank#79  Overall
#14  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score93.51
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSorientdb.orgwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmltechfort.github.io/­LokiJSwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmldocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2004201420102014
Current release7.2.0, October 20213.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)hosted
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoSQL-like query language, no joinsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
JavaScript APITinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispView functions in JavaScriptJava, Javascriptuser defined functions
TriggersyesyesHooksno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationnoneShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes inforelationship in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes
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 authenticationnoAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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AllegroGraphLokiJSOrientDBSnowflake
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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