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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. BaseX vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Informix

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things data
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Native XML DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.15
Rank#166  Overall
#29  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.66
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.13
Rank#304  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#139  Relational DBMS
Score23.37
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.combasex.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.ibm.com/­products/­informix
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.basex.orglearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.BaseX GmbHFairCom CorporationIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.
Initial release2004200719791984
Current release7.2, October 20219.7.2, May 2022V3, October 202014.10.FC5, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaANSI C, C++C, C++ and Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes
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 possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyesyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes
Triggersyesyes infovia eventsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationnoneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infowhen using SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDmultiple readers, single writerACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Users with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controls
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AllegroGraphBaseXFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEInformix
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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