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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. AllegroGraph vs. Quasardb vs. TigerGraph

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score2.36
Rank#105  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score1.33
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.21
Rank#284  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score1.74
Rank#123  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comallegrograph.comquasardb.netwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldoc.quasardb.netdocs.tigergraph.com
Developer4D, IncFranz Inc.quasardb
Initial release1984200420092017
Current releasev18 R5, January 20217.0.0, April 20203.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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 possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
HTTP APIGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
C#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispnoyes
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonewith FederationSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoTransient modeno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailRole-based access control
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAllegroGraphQuasardbTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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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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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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ANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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