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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. IBM Db2

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
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Score0.84
Rank#161  Overall
#24  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score162.64
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperFranz Inc.IBM
Initial release20041983 infohost version
Current release7.0, April 202012.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 possible
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Version
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
yes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader Document Store and Graph Database. Supporting JSON...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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News

New Blog Posts at AllegroGraph.com/blog
27 March 2020

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

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Conferences and events

Scalable Knowledge Graphs using the New Distributed AllegroGraph 7
Webinar, 10:00AM Pacific, 5 May 2020 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

AllegroGraph v7 Powers First Distributed Semantic Knowledge Graph Solution with Federated-Sharding
26 May 2020, Yahoo Finance

Franz's AllegroGraph 7 Powers First Distributed Semantic Knowledge Graph Solution with Federated-Sharding
29 April 2020, PR Web

Franz Expands with Introduction of Gruff 8
13 May 2020, Database Trends and Applications

Franz Inc. Advances Knowledge Graph Visualization with Enhanced Gruff Integrated into AllegroGraph
12 May 2020, PR Web

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14 May 2020, TechTarget

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