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DBMS > AllegroGraph vs. FaunaDB vs. InterSystems IRIS

System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. FaunaDB vs. InterSystems IRIS

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.01
Rank#167  Overall
#25  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.86
Rank#127  Overall
#19  Document stores
#8  Graph DBMS
#63  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1.63
Rank#133  Overall
#21  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#4  Object oriented DBMS
#66  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comfauna.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.fauna.comdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperFranz Inc.Fauna, Inc.InterSystems
Initial release200420142018
Current release7.0.0, April 20202020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freedepending on used data model
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 possiblenoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispuser defined functionsyes
Triggersyesnoyes
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 replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationIdentity management, authentication, and access controlyes
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AllegroGraphFaunaDBInterSystems IRIS
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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InterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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News

Connected Data London – The Future of AI in the Enterprise
3 September 2020

Using Microsoft Power BI with AllegroGraph
19 August 2020

Franz Inc. Named an AI 50 Company by KMWorld
18 August 2020

Knowledge graphs enhance customer experience through speed and accuracy
10 July 2020

AllegroGraph Named to 100 Companies That Matter Most in Data
22 June 2020

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Conferences and events

Enterprise Knowledge Graphs, Connected-Data.London
Webinar, 23 September 2020

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Franz Inc. to Present at The Global Graph Summit and Data Day Texas 2020
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Franz's AllegroGraph 7 Powers First Distributed Semantic Knowledge Graph Solution with Federated-Sharding
29 April 2020, PR Web

AllegroGraph Named to 100 Companies That Matter Most in Data
23 June 2020, PR Web

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20 November 2019, InfoWorld

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InterSystems Releases New Version of InterSystems IRIS™ Data Platform
24 March 2020, Business Wire

InterSystems Launches Publicly Available & Customizable Speed Test for Database Management Systems
20 July 2020, Business Wire

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24 July 2020, Business Wire

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22 April 2020, Business Wire

InterSystems Expands AWS Support to Accelerate Cloud-First Development
21 May 2020, Business Wire

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