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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. GraphDB vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  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 supportKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java Edition
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.87
Rank#162  Overall
#23  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score1.15
Rank#138  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score3.39
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Websitefranz.com/­agraph/­allegrographgraphdb.ontotext.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.html
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.OntotextOracle
Initial release200420002011
Current release6.6.0, August 20198.8, January 201918.3, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.no
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptional
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 possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispJava Server Pluginno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
Master-master replicationElectable Master-Slave per shard
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration
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)Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoConstraint checkingno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
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.noyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyesAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMOracle NoSQL
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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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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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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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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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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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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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

The New Improved and Open GraphDB
7 November 2019

It Takes Two to Tango: Knowledge Graphs and Text Analysis
5 November 2019

Semantic Technology and the Strive for Drug Safety
21 October 2019

Artificial Intelligence and the Knowledge Graph
10 October 2019

Semantic Technology-based Media Publishing Boosts User Engagement
26 September 2019

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Conferences and events

Designing Semantic Technology Proof-of-Concept
Online Training, 13:00 – 18:00 UTC, 12 December 2019

Ontotext Platform – the Fast Track from an RDF Model to a Knowledge Graph
Online Training, 4pm GMT, 17 December 2019

Recent citations in the news

Franz launches AllegroGraph Knowledge Graph solution
12 June 2019, KMWorld Magazine

Graph Database 'Shapes' Data
16 August 2019, Datanami

AllegroGraph 6.5, from Franz Inc., Marks First Multi-Model Semantic…
3 March 2019, Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Franz Updates AllegroGraph with the Ability to Ingest JSON and JSON-LD Documents
4 March 2019, Database Trends and Applications

Knowledge graphs take the stage at KMWorld 2019
8 November 2019, KMWorld Magazine

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Ontotext GraphDB - Handling Massive Loads, Queries and Inferencing in Real Time.
10 July 2019, KMWorld Magazine

Ontotext GraphDB Named Innovator in Bloor's Graph Database Market Research
11 February 2019, PRNewswire

Ontotext's GraphDB 9.0 Open-sources its Front-end and Engine Plugins to Empower Knowledge Graph Solutions
3 October 2019, PRNewswire

Ontotext's GraphDB 8.10 Makes Knowledge Graph Experience Faster and Richer
13 June 2019, Yahoo Finance

Ontotext's GraphDB 8.9 Boosts Semantic Similarity Search
10 April 2019, PRNewswire

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Oracle Patches 219 Security Vulnerabilities – 142 Remotely Exploitable
16 October 2019, Computer Business Review

Oracle NoSQL Database
3 April 2018, TechTarget

Oracle Defies Self With 'NoSQL' Database
3 October 2011, Wired News

Oracle drops 219 fixes in October 2019 critical patch update
17 October 2019, CSO Australia

Oracle's Latest CPU Includes 20 Security Patches for Java SE
22 October 2019, ADT Magazine

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