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DBMS > AllegroGraph vs. BaseX vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Sphinx vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. BaseX vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Sphinx vs. TimesTen

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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 environmentsOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Native XML DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Search engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.24
Rank#156  Overall
#27  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.48
Rank#142  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#133  Relational DBMS
Score8.03
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score1.79
Rank#129  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.combasex.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasesphinxsearch.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.basex.orglearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorysphinxsearch.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperFranz Inc.BaseX GmbHFairCom CorporationSphinx Technologies Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20042007197920011998
Current release7.2, October 20219.6.4, December 2021V3, October 20203.4.1, July 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaANSI C, C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesnoyes
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 possibleyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
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
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
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
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyesyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noPL/SQL
Triggersyesyes infovia eventsyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationnoneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infowhen using SQLnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDmultiple readers, single writerACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes 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.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.nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphBaseXFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGESphinxTimesTen
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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