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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Datomic vs. VelocityDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  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 durabilityA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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Score1.19
Rank#156  Overall
#26  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score2.71
Rank#106  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#302  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.datomic.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.datomic.comvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperFranz Inc.CognitectVelocityDB Inc
Initial release200420122011
Current release7.0.0, April 20200.9.5951, July 20197.x
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, ClojureC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAny that supports .NET
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 languagenono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP API.Net
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Clojure
Java
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes infoTransaction Functionsno
TriggersyesBy using transaction functionsCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peers
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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 developmentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationnoBased on Windows Authentication
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AllegroGraphDatomicVelocityDB
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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