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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Spark SQL

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
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Score0.92
Rank#165  Overall
#24  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score18.40
Rank#34  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release20042014
Current release7.0, April 20203.0.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 authenticationno
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphSpark SQL
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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News

AllegroGraph Named to 100 Companies That Matter Most in Data
22 June 2020

Bloor Research Covers AllegroGraph with FedShard
5 June 2020

AllegroGraph Tutorial – Distributed Repository Using Shards and Federation Setup
25 May 2020

Advanced Knowledge Graph Visualization with New Gruff v8
12 May 2020

Ubiquitous AI Demands A New Type Of Database Sharding
5 May 2020

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AllegroGraph Named to 100 Companies That Matter Most in Data
23 June 2020, PR Web

KMWorld AI 50: The Companies Empowering Intelligent Knowledge Management
7 July 2020, KMWorld Magazine

Data Summit Connect 2020 Drills Down on Better Data Processes With Knowledge Graphs
10 June 2020, Database Trends and Applications

AllegroGraph v7 Powers First Distributed Semantic Knowledge Graph Solution with Federated-Sharding
26 May 2020, Business Wire

Ubiquitous AI Demands A New Type Of Database Sharding
1 May 2020, Forbes

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Spark 3.0 Brings Big SQL Speed-Up, Better Python Hooks
25 June 2020, Datanami

Spark AI Summit 2020 Highlights: Innovations to Improve Spark 3.0 Performance
3 July 2020, InfoQ.com

Spark 3.0 changes gears with adaptive query execution and GPU help
23 June 2020, DevClass

Spark 3 Improves Python and SQL Support
22 June 2020, iProgrammer

Databricks Cranks Delta Lake Performance, Nabs Redash for SQL Viz
24 June 2020, Datanami

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