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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Informix vs. VelocityDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.04
Rank#165  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score22.57
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#305  Overall
#30  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­informixvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
velocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperFranz Inc.IBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.VelocityDB Inc
Initial release200419842011
Current release7.0.0, April 202014.10.FC3, December 20197.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++ and JavaC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.Net
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyesno
TriggersyesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 integritynoyesno
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsBased on Windows Authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphInformixVelocityDB
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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