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DBMS > AllegroGraph vs. IBM Cloudant vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. IBM Cloudant vs. TimesTen

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Vector DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.09
Rank#202  Overall
#34  Document stores
#18  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
#7  Vector DBMS
Score3.11
Rank#110  Overall
#21  Document stores
Score1.85
Rank#152  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­cloudantwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperFranz Inc.IBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release200420101998
Current release8.0, December 202311 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptPL/SQL
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AllegroGraphIBM CloudantTimesTen
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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