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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. MongoDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.33
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.70
Rank#127  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
Score481.01
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperFranz Inc.InterSystemsMongoDB, Inc
Initial release200420182009
Current release7.0.0, April 20202020.2, July 20204.4.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasdepending on used data modelschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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 possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispyesJavaScript
Triggersyesyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyesAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphInterSystems IRISMongoDB
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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InterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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MongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics125 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day), over...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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