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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. FatDB vs. MemSQL vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Spark SQL

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.88
Rank#165  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score4.95
Rank#64  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score1.08
Rank#147  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score17.90
Rank#34  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.memsql.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.memsql.comspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.FatCloudMemSQL Inc.Oracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Apache Software Foundation
Initial release20042012201319842014
Current release7.0, April 20207.1.2, May 20207.3.3.2.0, 20192.4.5, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#C++Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
WindowsLinux info64 bit version requiredHP Open VMSLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 possiblenonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes, but no triggers and foreign keysyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes infovia applicationsyesno
Triggersyesyes infovia applicationsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
selectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDyes, on a single nodeno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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AllegroGraphFatDBMemSQLOracle RdbSpark SQL
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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Advanced Knowledge Graph Visualization with New Gruff v8
12 May 2020

Ubiquitous AI Demands A New Type Of Database Sharding
5 May 2020

NEW! – Franz’s AllegroGraph 7 Powers First Distributed Semantic Knowledge Graph Solution with Federated-Sharding
29 April 2020

The Knowledge Graph Cookbook
23 April 2020

Important Update to Franz Inc.’s Customers and Partners
18 March 2020

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