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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Elasticsearch

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metric
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.88
Rank#157  Overall
#21  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score149.27
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Websitefranz.com/­agraph/­allegrographwww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearch
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.Elastic
Initial release20042010
Current release6.6.0, August 20197.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Community Contributed Clients
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noMemcached and Redis integration
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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AllegroGraphElasticsearch
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader Document Store and Graph Database. Supporting JSON...
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Elasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Open source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Typical application scenarios
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Key customers
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Market metricsMore than 250 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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News

Triple Attributes
2 May 2018

Allegro "Knowledge" Graph News - March 2018
7 March 2018

AllegroGraph v6.4 - Now Available
23 January 2018

AllegroGraph News - December 2017
20 December 2017

AllegroGraph News - November 2017
2 November 2017

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