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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. TigerGraph

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.35
Rank#144  Overall
#23  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1007.97
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1.57
Rank#132  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperFranz Inc.Microsoft
Initial release200419892017
Current release7.0.0, April 2020SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
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
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphMicrosoft SQL ServerTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersFour out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTry TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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1 February 2021

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