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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. RDF4J

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
RDF store
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Score0.92
Rank#165  Overall
#24  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.48
Rank#220  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websiteallegrograph.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperFranz Inc.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release20042004
Current release7.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyes infoRDF Schemas
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 possible
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
none
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 configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
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 authenticationno
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AllegroGraphRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
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

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

Bloor Research Covers AllegroGraph with FedShard
5 June 2020

AllegroGraph Tutorial – Distributed Repository Using Shards and Federation Setup
25 May 2020

Advanced Knowledge Graph Visualization with New Gruff v8
12 May 2020

Ubiquitous AI Demands A New Type Of Database Sharding
5 May 2020

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26 May 2020, Business Wire

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