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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.92
Rank#165  Overall
#24  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score15.11
Rank#36  Overall
#6  Document stores
Websiteallegrograph.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperFranz Inc.Google infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release20042012
Current release7.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-free
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lisplimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyes, based on authentication and database rules
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphFirebase Realtime Database
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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News

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22 June 2020

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5 June 2020

AllegroGraph Tutorial – Distributed Repository Using Shards and Federation Setup
25 May 2020

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12 May 2020

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

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