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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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Score0.88
Rank#157  Overall
#21  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score171.56
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websitefranz.com/­agraph/­allegrographwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­us/­en/­db2
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperFranz Inc.IBM
Initial release20041983 infohost version
Current release6.6.0, August 201912.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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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
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
XQuery
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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

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

AllegroGraph News - November 2017
2 November 2017

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AllegroGraphIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2
Conferences and events

Advanced Knowledge Graphs using SHACL and JSON-LD
Webinar, 10:00 AM - Pacific, 19 September 2019

IDUG Db2 Tech Conference Europe 2019
Rotterdam, Netherlands, 29-24 October 2019

Recent citations in the news

AllegroGraph 6.5, from Franz Inc., Marks First Multi-Model Semantic…
3 March 2019, Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Franz launches AllegroGraph Knowledge Graph solution
12 June 2019, KMWorld Magazine

Graph Database Market Gaining Vast Reputation by Technology Giants Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and PayPal
14 September 2019, Market Expert

Graph Database 'Shapes' Data
16 August 2019, Datanami

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17 September 2019, ScoopJunction

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IBM Db2 for z/OS Useful Features
19 August 2019, Database Journal

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11 September 2019, IT Jungle

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10 September 2019, Datamation

How IBM Is Turning Db2 into an 'AI Database'
3 June 2019, Datanami

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