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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. GraphDB vs. SingleStore vs. TerminusDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSEnterprise-ready RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support. It supports also SQL JDBC access to Knowledge Graph and GraphQL over SPARQL.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
RDF store
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Score1.15
Rank#166  Overall
#29  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score2.70
Rank#111  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score7.04
Rank#61  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#302  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.ontotext.comwww.singlestore.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.singlestore.comterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHubMedium
DeveloperFranz Inc.OntotextSingleStore Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2004200020132018
Current release7.2, October 20219.8, June 20217.6, November 202110.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, GoProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredLinux
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 possiblenonono
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 languagestored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
GeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispwell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityyesyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationnoneSharding infohash partitioningGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
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)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoConstraint checkingnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes infoin-memory journaling
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 authenticationDefault Basic authentication through RDF4J client, or via Java when run with cURL, default token-based in the Workbench or via Rest API, optional access through OpenID or Kerberos single sign-on.Fine grained access control via users, groups and rolesRole-based access control
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AllegroGraphGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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GraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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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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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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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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