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DBMS > AllegroGraph vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Realm vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Realm vs. STSdb

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataKey-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
Key-value storeDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.33
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score2.19
Rank#114  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score9.58
Rank#47  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.18
Rank#297  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websiteallegrograph.comaws.amazon.com/­simpledbrealm.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperFranz Inc.AmazonRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019STS Soft SC
Initial release2004200720142011
Current release7.0.0, April 20204.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes 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 indexesyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersyesnoyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesnonenone
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 configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 infoIn-Memory realm
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)yesno
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphAmazon SimpleDBRealmSTSdb
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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