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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. FoundationDB vs. KairosDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Distributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.87
Rank#162  Overall
#23  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score0.86
Rank#165  Overall
#24  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
#80  Relational DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#202  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Websitefranz.com/­agraph/­allegrographwww.foundationdb.orggithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdb
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlapple.github.io/­foundationdbkairosdb.github.io
DeveloperFranz Inc.FoundationDB
Initial release200420132013
Current release6.6.0, August 20196.1.11, July 20191.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingyes
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagesupported in specific SQL layer onlyno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispin SQL-layer onlyno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
yesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
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 configurationLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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 authenticationnosimple password-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphFoundationDBKairosDB
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader Document Store and Graph Database. Supporting JSON...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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News

Triple Attributes
2 May 2018

Allegro "Knowledge" Graph News - March 2018
7 March 2018

AllegroGraph v6.4 - Now Available
23 January 2018

AllegroGraph News - December 2017
20 December 2017

AllegroGraph News - November 2017
2 November 2017

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19 April 2018, GeekWire

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