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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. BigchainDB vs. CouchDB vs. Faircom DB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Native high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.04
Rank#165  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.84
Rank#184  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score17.25
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.60
Rank#216  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.bigchaindb.comcouchdb.apache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-db
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablelearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperFranz Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerFairCom Corporation
Initial release2004201620051979
Current release7.0.0, April 20203.0, February 2020V12, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2commercial infoRestricted, free version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonErlangANSI C, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structures
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 possiblenonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenonoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispView functions in JavaScriptyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0File partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single document possibletunable from ACID to Eventually Consistent
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memory
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for files
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AllegroGraphBigchainDBCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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Achieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Top Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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