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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. GraphDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
RDF store
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Score0.89
Rank#160  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score0.97
Rank#153  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Websitefranz.com/­agraph/­allegrographgraphdb.ontotext.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentation
DeveloperFranz Inc.Ontotext
Initial release20042000
Current release6.5.0, March 20198.8, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispJava Server Plugin
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
Master-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoConstraint checking
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyes
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader Document Store and Graph Database. Supporting JSON...
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GraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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GraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual,...
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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

AI, the Power of Knowledge and the Future Ahead: An Interview with Head of Ontotext’s R&I Milena Yankova
5 April 2019

Data, Databases and Deeds: A SPARQL Query to the Rescue
25 March 2019

Semantic Technology and the Way We See the World
15 March 2019

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22 February 2019

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8 February 2019

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