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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.88
Rank#165  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score47.78
Rank#23  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­sql-database
DeveloperFranz Inc.Microsoft
Initial release20042010
Current release7.0, April 2020V12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispTransact SQL
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
yes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure
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

New Blog Posts at AllegroGraph.com/blog
27 March 2020

Triple Attributes
2 May 2018

Allegro "Knowledge" Graph News - March 2018
7 March 2018

AllegroGraph v6.4 - Now Available
23 January 2018

AllegroGraph News - December 2017
20 December 2017

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Conferences and events

Scalable Knowledge Graphs using the New Distributed AllegroGraph 7
Webinar, 10:00AM Pacific, 5 May 2020 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

AllegroGraph v7 Powers First Distributed Semantic Knowledge Graph Solution with Federated-Sharding
26 May 2020, Business Wire

Franz Expands with Introduction of Gruff 8
13 May 2020, Database Trends and Applications

Franz Inc. Advances Knowledge Graph Visualization with Enhanced Gruff Integrated into AllegroGraph
12 May 2020, PR Web

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19 May 2020, insideBIGDATA

Franz's AllegroGraph 7 Powers First Distributed Semantic Knowledge Graph Solution with Federated-Sharding
29 April 2020, PR Web

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28 May 2020, Channel 9

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20 May 2020, VentureBeat

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