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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Couchbase vs. TigerGraph

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.01
Rank#167  Overall
#25  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score30.60
Rank#26  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score1.13
Rank#159  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.couchbase.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.couchbase.comdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperFranz Inc.Couchbase, Inc.
Initial release200420112017
Current release7.0.0, April 2020Server: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyes
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 languageDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.SQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispFunctions and timers in JavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyes infovia the TAP protocolno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyes infoEphemeral bucketsno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationRole-based access control
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AllegroGraphCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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Developed as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Couchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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News

Connected Data London – The Future of AI in the Enterprise
3 September 2020

Using Microsoft Power BI with AllegroGraph
19 August 2020

Franz Inc. Named an AI 50 Company by KMWorld
18 August 2020

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

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Conferences and events

Enterprise Knowledge Graphs, Connected-Data.London
Webinar, 23 September 2020

Recent citations in the news

Franz Inc. to Present at The Global Graph Summit and Data Day Texas 2020
10 January 2020, PR Web

Franz's AllegroGraph 7 Powers First Distributed Semantic Knowledge Graph Solution with Federated-Sharding
29 April 2020, PR Web

AllegroGraph Named to 100 Companies That Matter Most in Data
23 June 2020, PR Web

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

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22 July 2020, GlobeNewswire

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