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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. KeyDB vs. Sphinx

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonKeyDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSAn ultra-fast, open source Key-value store fully compatible with Redis API, modules, and protocolsOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.01
Rank#167  Overall
#25  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.23
Rank#271  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score6.47
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websiteallegrograph.comgithub.com/­JohnSully/­KeyDB
keydb.dev
sphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.keydb.dev/­docs/­introsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperFranz Inc.EQ Alpha Technology Ltd.Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release200420192001
Current release7.0.0, April 20203.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoBSD-3Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesno
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 indexesyesyes infoby using the Redis Search moduleyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocoProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispLuano
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
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 configurationEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationsimple password-based access control and ACLno
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphKeyDBSphinx
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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News

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3 September 2020

Using Microsoft Power BI with AllegroGraph
19 August 2020

Franz Inc. Named an AI 50 Company by KMWorld
18 August 2020

Knowledge graphs enhance customer experience through speed and accuracy
10 July 2020

AllegroGraph Named to 100 Companies That Matter Most in Data
22 June 2020

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