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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Cloudant

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.88
Rank#161  Overall
#21  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score3.70
Rank#74  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websitefranz.com/­agraph/­allegrographcloudant.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.cloudant.com
DeveloperFranz Inc.IBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release20042010
Current release6.6.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 authenticationAccess rights for users can be defined per database
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphCloudant
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader Document Store and Graph Database. Supporting JSON...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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News

Triple Attributes
2 May 2018

Allegro "Knowledge" Graph News - March 2018
7 March 2018

AllegroGraph v6.4 - Now Available
23 January 2018

AllegroGraph News - December 2017
20 December 2017

AllegroGraph News - November 2017
2 November 2017

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12 June 2019, KMWorld Magazine

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