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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. FatDB vs. MemSQL vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Teradata Aster

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines 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 storagePlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
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
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.84
Rank#161  Overall
#24  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score4.23
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#147  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.memsql.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.memsql.com
DeveloperFranz Inc.FatCloudMemSQL Inc.Oracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Teradata
Initial release20042012201319842005
Current release7.0, April 20207.1.2, May 20207.3.3.2.0, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
WindowsLinux info64 bit version requiredHP Open VMSLinux
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
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 possiblenonoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes, but no triggers and foreign keysyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes infovia applicationsyesR packages
Triggersyesyes infovia applicationsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
selectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
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 nodeACID
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AllegroGraphFatDBMemSQLOracle RdbTeradata Aster
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader Document Store and Graph Database. Supporting JSON...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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News

New Blog Posts at AllegroGraph.com/blog
27 March 2020

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

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Scalable Knowledge Graphs using the New Distributed AllegroGraph 7
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12 May 2020, PR Web

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27 May 2020, Business Wire

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An overview of the Teradata Aster Analytics platform
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