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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. OrientDB vs. Snowflake

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph 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 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
Score1.30
Rank#150  Overall
#26  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score4.01
Rank#83  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score46.54
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comorientdb.orgwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmldocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200420102014
Current release7.0.0, April 20203.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)hosted
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-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 dateyesyesyes
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 possiblenoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language, no joinsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Tinkerpop 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
.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 LispJava, Javascriptuser defined functions
TriggersyesHooksno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationship in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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 for users and roles; record level security configurableUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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AllegroGraphOrientDBSnowflake
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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14 July 2021

AiThority Interview with Dr. Jans Aasman
1 July 2021

The Amazing Applications of Graph Neural Networks
26 June 2021

KM Global Network Conference – Visualizing Knowledge (Recording)
22 June 2021

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