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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. ArangoDB vs. FaunaDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Strongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicity
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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
Score5.85
Rank#59  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#9  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score1.48
Rank#136  Overall
#20  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.arangodb.comfauna.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.fauna.com
DeveloperFranz Inc.ArangoDB Inc.Fauna, Inc.
Initial release200420122014
Current release7.0, April 20203.6.0, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashno
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispJavaScriptuser defined functions
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationSharding infosince version 2.0horizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
Master-slave replication with configurable replication factorMasterless
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 authenticationyesIdentity management, authentication, and access control
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphArangoDBFaunaDB
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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One Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Consolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Typical application scenariosNative multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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News

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22 June 2020

Bloor Research Covers AllegroGraph with FedShard
5 June 2020

AllegroGraph Tutorial – Distributed Repository Using Shards and Federation Setup
25 May 2020

Advanced Knowledge Graph Visualization with New Gruff v8
12 May 2020

Ubiquitous AI Demands A New Type Of Database Sharding
5 May 2020

ArangoDB 3.7 BETA – Graph & Search Engine Upgrades
8 June 2020

Red Hat Certifies ArangoDB Kubernetes Operator
28 May 2020

Best Practices for AQL Graph Queries
27 May 2020

An Open-Source Petri Dish-As-Code
5 May 2020

Azure now GA on ArangoDB Oasis
29 April 2020

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