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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. AllegroGraph vs. BigchainDB vs. TigerGraph vs. TimesTen

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-timeIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.95
Rank#100  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#156  Overall
#27  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score2.00
Rank#120  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score1.81
Rank#129  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comallegrograph.comwww.bigchaindb.comwww.tigergraph.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.tigergraph.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
Developer4D, IncFranz Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release19842004201620171998
Current releasev18 R5, January 20217.2, October 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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 possiblenonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SPARQL is used as query languagenoSQL-like query language (GSQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoJavaScript or Common LispyesPL/SQL
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonewith FederationShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyesRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAllegroGraphBigchainDBTigerGraphTimesTen
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersFour out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTry TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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