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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. GRAKN.AI vs. VoltDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.Distributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Relational 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
Score0.20
Rank#256  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
#120  Relational DBMS
Score1.78
Rank#119  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitefranz.com/­agraph/­allegrographgrakn.aiwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldev.grakn.ai/­docsdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperFranz Inc.Grakn Labs LtdVoltDB Inc.
Initial release200420162010
Current release6.6.0, August 20191.5.8, August 20199.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
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 possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispnoJava
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationSharding infoby using CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
Master-master replication infoby using CassandraMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infosubstituted by the relationship featureno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
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 authenticationyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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AllegroGraphGRAKN.AIVoltDB
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader Document Store and Graph Database. Supporting JSON...
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Grakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Expressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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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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Conferences and events

Grakn Cosmos, the universal conference of technologies built using Grakn
London, UK, 6-7 February 2020

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