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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. c-treeEDGE vs. FoundationDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 DBMSDatabase built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
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
Score0.36
Rank#249  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#165  Overall
#24  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#81  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgewww.foundationdb.org
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmllearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryapple.github.io/­foundationdb
DeveloperFranz Inc.FairCom CorporationFoundationDB
Initial release200419792013
Current release7.0.0, April 2020V1, Juni 20186.2.11, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free infosome layers support schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesno infosome layers support 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 possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes infoANSI SQL queriessupported in specific SQL layer only
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++in SQL-layer only
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes
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
Tunable Consistency
Linearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLin SQL-layer only
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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 authenticationFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.no
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphc-treeEDGEFoundationDB
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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The c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Top Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersNew product
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Market metricsNew product
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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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

Recent citations in the news

Franz Inc. to Present at The Global Graph Summit and Data Day Texas 2020
10 January 2020, PR Web

Franz's AllegroGraph 7 Powers First Distributed Semantic Knowledge Graph Solution with Federated-Sharding
29 April 2020, PR Web

AllegroGraph Named to 100 Companies That Matter Most in Data
23 June 2020, PR Web

AllegroGraph v7 Powers First Distributed Semantic Knowledge Graph Solution with Federated-Sharding
26 May 2020, Business Wire

Ubiquitous AI Demands A New Type Of Database Sharding
1 May 2020, Forbes

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FairCom's c-treeEDGE Added to PTC Marketplace
26 August 2020, Embedded Computing Design

FairCom names new senior sales director
27 January 2020, PRNewswire

FairCom launches c-treeEDGE IoT database solution
19 June 2018, Business Insider

FairCom to feature #ctreeEDGE IoT Database at LiveWorx19
4 June 2019, PRNewswire

Database leader FairCom celebrates 40 years of providing fast, reliable solutions
6 November 2019, PRNewswire

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Senior Database Reliability Engineer - FoundationDB — Cognite
9 September 2020, Built In Austin

FoundationDB, a very interesting NoSQL database owned by Apple, is now an open-source project
19 April 2018, GeekWire

Apple’s FoundationDB open sources the database layer behind CloudKit
14 January 2019, 9to5Mac

FoundationDB's Record Layer Supports Relational Database Semantics, Schema Management and Indexing
10 February 2019, InfoQ.com

Apple Acquires Durable Database Company FoundationDB
24 March 2015, TechCrunch

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