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DBMS > AllegroGraph vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Kdb+

System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Kdb+

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSCloud-based data warehousing serviceA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityHigh performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.26
Rank#156  Overall
#27  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.70
Rank#134  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
Score8.13
Rank#53  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriskx.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clscode.kx.com
DeveloperFranz Inc.IBMInterSystemsKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release2004201420182000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release7.0.0, April 20202021.1, June 20213.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageq
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesdepending on used data modelyes
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 possibleyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesyesSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispPL/SQL, SQL PLyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesyesyesyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
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 dataACIDACIDACIDno
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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesrights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBInterSystems IRISKdb+
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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