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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Firebird vs. Geode

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processes
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.01
Rank#167  Overall
#25  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score20.87
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score1.85
Rank#128  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.firebirdsql.orggeode.apache.org
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsgeode.apache.org/­docs
DeveloperFranz Inc.Firebird FoundationOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.
Initial release20042000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2002
Current release7.0.0, April 20203.0.5, 20201.1, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfire
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also required
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesSQL-like query language (OQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispPSQLuser defined functions
Triggersyesyesyes infoCache Event Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none infoavailable via 3rd party productsMulti-source 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 configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights per client and object definable
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AllegroGraphFirebirdGeode
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

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 (finished)

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Franz Inc. to Present at The Global Graph Summit and Data Day Texas 2020
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