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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. CouchDB vs. XAP

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.High performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.01
Rank#167  Overall
#25  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score17.25
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score1.00
Rank#168  Overall
#26  Document stores
#31  Key-value stores
Websiteallegrograph.comcouchdb.apache.orgwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release200420052000
Current release7.0.0, April 20203.0, February 202014.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeschema-free
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 authenticationAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"XAP
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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19 August 2020

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18 August 2020

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10 July 2020

AllegroGraph Named to 100 Companies That Matter Most in Data
22 June 2020

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