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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. EDB Postgres vs. Heroic vs. InterSystems IRIS

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1.04
Rank#165  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score2.32
Rank#118  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#230  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score1.63
Rank#134  Overall
#22  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#4  Object oriented DBMS
#68  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.enterprisedb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperFranz Inc.EnterpriseDBSpotifyInterSystems
Initial release2004200520142018
Current release7.0.0, April 2020V10, November 20172020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 possibleyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes infostandard with numerous extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationhorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphEDB PostgresHeroicInterSystems IRIS
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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PostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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InterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Complete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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