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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. RocksDB vs. SurrealDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSurrealDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)A fully ACID transactional, developer-friendly, multi-model DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score1.15
Rank#211  Overall
#33  Document stores
#16  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score3.92
Rank#94  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score0.87
Rank#239  Overall
#35  Document stores
#19  Graph DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comrocksdb.orgsurrealdb.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikisurrealdb.com/­docs
DeveloperFranz Inc.Facebook, Inc.SurrealDB Ltd
Initial release200420132022
Current release7.3.1, December 20227.10.2, March 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
C++ API
Java API
GraphQL
RESTful HTTP API
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Deno
Go
JavaScript (Node.js)
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispno
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
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 configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationnoyes, 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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