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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. FoundationDB vs. OrientDB vs. Solr

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Multi-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)A widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
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
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.25
Rank#154  Overall
#27  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.35
Rank#146  Overall
#24  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score4.05
Rank#82  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score51.17
Rank#22  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.foundationdb.orgorientdb.orglucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmllucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.FoundationDBOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPApache Software Foundation
Initial release2004201320102006
Current release7.0.0, April 20206.2.28, November 20203.1.9, February 20218.9.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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 indexesyesnoyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagesupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query language, no joinsSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispin SQL-layer onlyJava, JavascriptJava plugins
TriggersyesnoHooksyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlyyes inforelationship in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 authenticationnoAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableyes
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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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