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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. TimesTen

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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 ScioreIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.39
Rank#174  Overall
#30  Document stores
#15  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score2.48
Rank#125  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score2.02
Rank#140  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperFranz Inc.AmazonOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release200420071998
Current release7.2.0, October 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 automaticallyyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispnoPL/SQL
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesMulti-source replication
Source-replica 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 configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
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 authenticationAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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