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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. IBM Db2 vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. SWC-DB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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/LinuxCloud-based data warehousing serviceA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
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 MongoDBRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Wide 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
Score1.23
Rank#156  Overall
#27  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score167.18
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score1.93
Rank#124  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#127  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperFranz Inc.IBMIBMInterSystemsAlex Kashirin
Initial release20041983 infohost version201420182020
Current release7.2, October 202112.1, October 20162021.1, June 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infofree version is availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
hostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesyesdepending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 possibleno infoImport/export of XML data possibleyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesyesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispyesPL/SQL, SQL PLyesno
Triggersyesyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
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-standardyes
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AllegroGraphIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2IBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBInterSystems IRISSWC-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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