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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Infobright vs. PostgreSQL

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.92
Rank#165  Overall
#24  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.02
Rank#160  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score527.00
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdbwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manuals
DeveloperFranz Inc.Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.PostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release200420051989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release7.0, April 202012.3, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 possiblenoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationnonepartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphInfobrightPostgreSQL
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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