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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Datomic vs. SAP IQ

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.07
Rank#170  Overall
#29  Document stores
#15  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.68
Rank#135  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score4.65
Rank#81  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.datomic.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.datomic.comhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperFranz Inc.CognitectSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release200420121994
Current release7.2.0, October 20211.0.6362, January 202216.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, Clojure
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Clojure
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes infoTransaction Functionsyes
TriggersyesBy using transaction functionsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
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 persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes inforecommended only for testing and developmentno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AllegroGraphDatomicSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
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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