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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. EDB Postgres

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Search engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.01
Rank#167  Overall
#25  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score2.61
Rank#108  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score2.39
Rank#113  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.enterprisedb.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docs
DeveloperFranz Inc.AmazonEnterpriseDB
Initial release200420122005
Current release7.0.0, April 2020V10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-components
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 possibleyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredhorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or range
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infomanaged transparently by AWSMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationauthentication via encrypted signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphAmazon CloudSearchEDB Postgres
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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PostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Complete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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News

Connected Data London – The Future of AI in the Enterprise
3 September 2020

Using Microsoft Power BI with AllegroGraph
19 August 2020

Franz Inc. Named an AI 50 Company by KMWorld
18 August 2020

Knowledge graphs enhance customer experience through speed and accuracy
10 July 2020

AllegroGraph Named to 100 Companies That Matter Most in Data
22 June 2020

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Conferences and events

Enterprise Knowledge Graphs, Connected-Data.London
Webinar, 23 September 2020 (finished)

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10 January 2020, PR Web

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EDB Postgres Advanced Server Achieves Good Software Certification
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23 June 2020, Business Wire

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