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DBMS > AllegroGraph vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. SWC-DB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMSTime Series 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
Score40.29
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteallegrograph.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperFranz Inc.MicrosoftAlex Kashirin
Initial release200420142020
Current release7.0.0, April 20200.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeschema-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 possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like 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
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
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
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispJavaScriptno
TriggersyesJavaScriptno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica 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*no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate Consistency
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 datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
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 DocumentDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
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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