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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. AllegroGraph

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
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Score2.58
Rank#109  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#156  Overall
#26  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitewww.4d.comallegrograph.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.html
Developer4D, IncFranz Inc.
Initial release19842004
Current releasev18.1, March 20207.0.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF schemas
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.yesno infobulk load of XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoJavaScript or Common Lisp
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonewith Federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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 and groupsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAllegroGraph
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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