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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. BigchainDB vs. GraphDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.95
Rank#170  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.77
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score1.39
Rank#142  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.bigchaindb.comgraphdb.ontotext.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentation
DeveloperFranz Inc.Ontotext
Initial release200420162000
Current release7.0.0, April 20208.8, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
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 possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispJava Server Plugin
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorMulti-source 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 configurationImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoConstraint checking
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphBigchainDBGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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GraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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GraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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News

Knowledge graphs enhance customer experience through speed and accuracy
10 July 2020

AllegroGraph Named to 100 Companies That Matter Most in Data
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

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Conferences and events

Reasoning with Big Knowledge Graphs: Choices, Pitfalls and Proven Recipes
Webinar, 8:00 AM PST / 11:00 AM EST / 5:00 PM CEST, 30 July 2020 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

Ubiquitous AI Demands A New Type Of Database Sharding
1 May 2020, Forbes

AllegroGraph v7 Powers First Distributed Semantic Knowledge Graph Solution with Federated-Sharding
26 May 2020, Business Wire

Franz AllegroGraph 7 Provides Distributed Semantic Knowledge Graph Solution with Federated-Sharding
29 April 2020, Database Trends and Applications

Three Necessities For Maximizing Your Digital Twins Approach
4 November 2019, Forbes

Answering the Question Why: Explainable AI
18 March 2020, AiThority

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Blockchain for Enterprise Applications Market Opportunity Assessment 2020-2025 Growing with Major Key Player: Barclays, BigchainDB, Block Array, ConsenSys and More.
7 August 2020, Bulletin Line

Blockchain for Enterprise Applications Market Leading 11 Key-Players Revenue, Shares, Sales and Forecasts Till 2026 | COVID19 Impact Analysis | Key Players: Barclays, BigchainDB, Block Array, ConsenSys, Digital Asset Holdings, etc. | InForGrowth
7 August 2020, Bulletin Line

Global Blockchain for Enterprise Applications Market Projected to Reach USD XX.XX billion by 2025- Barclays, BigchainDB, Block Array, ConsenSys, Digital Asset Holdings, Ericsson, etc.
6 August 2020, Bulletin Line

Blockchain In Government Market (impact of COVID-19) Growth, Overview with Detailed Analysis 2020-2026| IBM (US), SAP (Germany), Microsoft (US), Oracle (US), Deloitte (US), AWS (US), Bitfury (Netherlands), and more
25 July 2020, The Daily Chronicle

Global Automotive Blockchain Market 2025 Expected to Reach Highest CAGR During COVID 19 crisis : IBM Corporation, carVertical, Helbiz, ShiftMobility, BigchainDB, XAIN etc.
4 August 2020, Owned

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Ontotext GraphDB Named Champion in Bloor's Graph Database Market Update
27 July 2020, PRNewswire

Ontotext's GraphDB 9.2 Supports RDF* to Match the Expressivity of Property Graphs
30 April 2020, PRNewswire

Semantic Web Company and Ontotext Partner to Advance Enterprise Knowledge Graphs
17 June 2020, PR Newswire UK

Ontotext Platform 3.0 for Enterprise Knowledge Graphs Released
16 December 2019, PRNewswire

GraphDB 9.1 - the Database to Support High-quality Knowledge Graphs
13 January 2020, PRNewswire

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