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DBMS > AllegroGraph vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Snowflake

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSWidely used in-process key-value storeCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.23
Rank#159  Overall
#28  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score3.27
Rank#98  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score64.19
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmldocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.Oracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200419942014
Current release7.2, October 202118.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infocommercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 possibleyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispnouser defined functions
Triggersyesyes infoonly for the SQL APIno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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AllegroGraphOracle Berkeley DBSnowflake
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