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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Fauna vs. OrientDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSFauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Multi-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.23
Rank#159  Overall
#28  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.63
Rank#139  Overall
#23  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#68  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score4.64
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websiteallegrograph.comfauna.comorientdb.org
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.fauna.comwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.Fauna, Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release200420142010
Current release7.2, October 20213.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP APITinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispuser defined functionsJava, Javascript
TriggersyesnoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationhorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBOrientDB
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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