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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Firebird vs. OpenEdge

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseApplication development environment with integrated database management system
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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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
Score5.06
Rank#74  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.firebirdsql.orgwww.progress.com/­openedge
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperFranz Inc.Firebird FoundationProgress Software Corporation
Initial release20042000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase1984
Current release7.0.0, April 20203.0.5, 2020OpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial
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++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesyes
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 possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesyes infoclose to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispPSQLyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationnonehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none infoavailable via 3rd party productsSource-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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptUsers and groups
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AllegroGraphFirebirdOpenEdge
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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18 August 2020

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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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