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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. c-treeEDGE vs. Neo4j

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSDatabase built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.Open source graph database
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
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
Score0.36
Rank#249  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score50.63
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgeneo4j.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmllearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperFranz Inc.FairCom CorporationNeo4j, Inc.
Initial release200419792007
Current release7.0.0, April 2020V1, Juni 20184.1.2, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++Java, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes infoANSI SQL queriesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersyesyesyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
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 configurationImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Users, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphc-treeEDGENeo4j
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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The c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Top Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersNew product
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Over 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsNew product
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Neo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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GPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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