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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.88
Rank#161  Overall
#21  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score31.33
Rank#24  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websitefranz.com/­agraph/­allegrographazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperFranz Inc.Microsoft
Initial release20042014
Current release6.6.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON types
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 possible
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispJavaScript
TriggersyesJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
yes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Session Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader Document Store and Graph Database. Supporting JSON...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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News

Triple Attributes
2 May 2018

Allegro "Knowledge" Graph News - March 2018
7 March 2018

AllegroGraph v6.4 - Now Available
23 January 2018

AllegroGraph News - December 2017
20 December 2017

AllegroGraph News - November 2017
2 November 2017

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AllegroGraph Named to Big Data 50 – Companies Driving Innovation in 2019
18 September 2019, PR Web

Franz launches AllegroGraph Knowledge Graph solution
12 June 2019, KMWorld Magazine

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16 August 2019, Datanami

Franz Updates AllegroGraph with the Ability to Ingest JSON and JSON-LD Documents
4 March 2019, Database Trends and Applications

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20 September 2019, Channel 9

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8 October 2019, InfoQ.com

Azure Cosmos DB now has support for built-in Jupyter notebooks
1 October 2019, Neowin

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