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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. MongoDB vs. TigerGraph

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureA 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
Document storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
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
Score446.48
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score1.13
Rank#159  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.mongodb.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperFranz Inc.MongoDB, Inc
Initial release200420092017
Current release7.0.0, April 20204.4.1, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-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.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BISQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
proprietary protocol using JSONGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
Swift
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispJavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionalyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphMongoDBTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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MongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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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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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metrics125 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day), over...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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News

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3 September 2020

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18 August 2020

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10 July 2020

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

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