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DBMS > AllegroGraph vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. VelocityDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Graph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
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Score1.04
Rank#165  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.98
Rank#172  Overall
#29  Document stores
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#305  Overall
#30  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.gigaspaces.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperFranz Inc.Gigaspaces TechnologiesVelocityDB Inc
Initial release200420002011
Current release7.0.0, April 202015.5, September 20207.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyes
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatano
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-99 for query and DML statementsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
.Net
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyesno
Triggersyesyes, event driven architectureCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationRole-based access controlBased on Windows Authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphGigaSpaces InsightEdgeVelocityDB
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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GigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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