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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. FaunaDB vs. STSdb

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.87
Rank#162  Overall
#23  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score61.63
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.69
Rank#180  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#89  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#309  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitefranz.com/­agraph/­allegrographaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbfauna.comstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbfauna.com/­documentation
DeveloperFranz Inc.AmazonFauna, Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release2004201220142011
Current release6.6.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinuxWindows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
yesMasterlessnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 authenticationAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Identity management, authentication, and access controlno
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphAmazon DynamoDBFaunaDBSTSdb
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader Document Store and Graph Database. Supporting JSON...
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Serverless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Document-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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News

Triple Attributes
2 May 2018

Allegro "Knowledge" Graph News - March 2018
7 March 2018

AllegroGraph v6.4 - Now Available
23 January 2018

AllegroGraph News - December 2017
20 December 2017

AllegroGraph News - November 2017
2 November 2017

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