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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. NCache

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  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 scalabilityNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.31
Rank#147  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.67
Rank#128  Overall
#22  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#177  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperFranz Inc.InterSystemsAlachisoft
Initial release200420182005
Current release7.0.0, April 20202020.2, July 20205.1, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#, .NET, .NET Core
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasdepending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counter
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 possibleyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyesno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersyesyesyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationyes, with selectable consistency level
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
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
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 authenticationyesAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphInterSystems IRISNCache
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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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsNCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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