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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. EDB Postgres vs. MongoDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  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.One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.95
Rank#170  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score2.32
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score443.56
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.enterprisedb.comwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperFranz Inc.EnterpriseDBMongoDB, Inc
Initial release200420052009
Current release7.0.0, April 2020V10, November 20174.2.8, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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.
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes infostandard with numerous extensionsRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
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.JavaScript
Triggersyesyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationhorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphEDB PostgresMongoDB
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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MongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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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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The MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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25 May 2020

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