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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. OrientDB vs. SurrealDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSurrealDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)A fully ACID transactional, developer-friendly, multi-model DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.33
Rank#187  Overall
#31  Document stores
#17  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score4.54
Rank#85  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#13  Key-value stores
Score0.51
Rank#278  Overall
#41  Document stores
#21  Graph DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comorientdb.orgsurrealdb.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlsurrealdb.com/­docs
DeveloperFranz Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPSurrealDB Ltd
Initial release200420102022
Current release7.2.0, October 20213.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaRust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")schema-free
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 possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language, no joinsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
GraphQL
RESTful HTTP API
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Deno
Go
JavaScript (Node.js)
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispJava, Javascript
TriggersyesHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationship 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableyes, based on authentication and database rules
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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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