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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Snowflake vs. Solr

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSCloud-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
Relational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.23
Rank#156  Overall
#27  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score71.03
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score57.72
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.snowflake.comlucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmllucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release200420142006
Current release7.2, October 20218.11.0, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyes 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 dateyesyesyes 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 possibleyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
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 Lispuser defined functionsJava plugins
Triggersyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonospark-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 integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic locking
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyes
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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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