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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. HyperSQL vs. IBM Db2 vs. SWC-DB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBWide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.38
Rank#165  Overall
#30  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score5.52
Rank#77  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score149.66
Rank#8  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#369  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteallegrograph.comhsqldb.orgwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2github.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmlwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperFranz Inc.IBMAlex Kashirin
Initial release200420011983 infohost version2020
Current release7.2.0, October 20212.7.0, July 202212.1, October 20160.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infobased on BSD licensecommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesyesschema-free
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 possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispJava, SQLyesno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationnoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AllegroGraphHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2SWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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