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DBMS > AllegroGraph vs. HyperSQL vs. OpenEdge vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. HyperSQL vs. OpenEdge vs. SWC-DB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  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 HSQLDBApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.12
Rank#172  Overall
#30  Document stores
#15  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score5.38
Rank#77  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score4.46
Rank#84  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#334  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteallegrograph.comhsqldb.orgwww.progress.com/­openedgegithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperFranz Inc.Progress Software CorporationAlex Kashirin
Initial release2004200119842020
Current release7.2.0, October 20212.7.0, July 2022OpenEdge 12.2, March 20200.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infobased on BSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
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
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 possiblenoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispJava, SQLyesno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationnonehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneSource-replica replication
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 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.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers and groups
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AllegroGraphHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBOpenEdgeSWC-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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