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DBMS > AllegroGraph vs. etcd vs. Spark SQL vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. etcd vs. Spark SQL vs. Titan

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonetcd  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSA distributed reliable key-value storeSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.04
Rank#165  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score8.82
Rank#47  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score19.21
Rank#33  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.cometcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
spark.apache.org/­sqltitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmletcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
spark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperFranz Inc.Apache Software FoundationAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release200420142012
Current release7.0.0, April 20203.4, August 20193.0.1, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
gRPC
JSON over HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
Java
Python
R
Scala
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispnonoyes
Triggersyesyes, watching key changesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationyes, utilizing Spark Coreyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Using Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.noneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationnonoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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AllegroGraphetcdSpark SQLTitan
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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