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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AllegroGraph vs. Brytlyt vs. Grakn vs. Titan

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  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.
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSScalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.Titan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.58
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.31
Rank#147  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.38
Rank#251  Overall
#116  Relational DBMS
Score0.72
Rank#199  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#100  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlallegrograph.comwww.brytlyt.comgrakn.aititan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldev.grakn.ai/­docsgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperSoftware AGFranz Inc.BrytlytGrakn LabsAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release19712004201620162012
Current release7.0.0, April 20200.9, October 20161.8.4, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDAJavaJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF schemasyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nono infobulk load of XML files possibleyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySPARQL is used as query languageyesnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispuser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLnoyes
Triggersnoyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistawith FederationSharding infoby using Cassandrayes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandrayes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infosubstituted by the relationship featureyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes 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 controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AllegroGraphBrytlytGraknTitan
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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Grakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Expressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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