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DBMS > AllegroGraph vs. OrientDB vs. Snowflake vs. Solr

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

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  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 dataA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSSpatial 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
Score4.05
Rank#82  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score58.26
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score51.17
Rank#22  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websiteallegrograph.comorientdb.orgwww.snowflake.comlucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmldocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmllucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPSnowflake Computing Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release2004201020142006
Current release7.0.0, April 20203.1.9, February 20218.9.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)hostedAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
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)yes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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 possiblenoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language, no joinsyesSolr Parallel SQL Interface
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
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
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
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispJava, Javascriptuser defined functionsJava plugins
TriggersyesHooksno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesnospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationship in graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
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 authenticationyes
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AllegroGraphOrientDBSnowflakeSolr
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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