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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Amazon Redshift vs. FoundationDB vs. MonetDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.92
Rank#165  Overall
#24  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score22.41
Rank#29  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#167  Overall
#26  Document stores
#31  Key-value stores
#80  Relational DBMS
Score1.89
Rank#124  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.foundationdb.orgwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperFranz Inc.Amazon (based on PostgreSQL)FoundationDBMonetDB BV
Initial release2004201220132004
Current release7.0, April 20206.2.11, November 2019Jun2020, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno infosome layers support typingyes
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 indexesyesrestrictednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardsupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispuser defined functions infoin Pythonin SQL-layer onlyyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingShardingSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
yesyesnone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemin SQL-layer onlyyes
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 persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphAmazon RedshiftFoundationDBMonetDB
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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