Franz Delivers Real-time N-Dimensional Analysis for Big Data

Franz, a supplier of semantic graph database technology, has added patented N-dimensional analysis capabilities to its flagship product, AllegroGraph. According to the company, this enables data scientists to answer complex SPARQL queries across multiple dimensions over billions of records in sub-second time and represents a breakthrough in propelling new applications in areas such as personalized medicine, insider threat detection, national intelligence, defense, cyber security and law enforcement.

AllegroGraph supports analysis across N-dimensions – any conceivable measurement of an object, property or operation. For example, AllegroGraph can analyze temporal (time) and geospatial (location) dimensions relative to any ‘event,’ such as a disease, drug interaction, genetic combination, sound, temperature, image, social media post or physical sensor.

“Expanding the number of dimensions in data also grows the number of interrelationships among data,” said Dr. Jans Aasman, CEO, Franz Inc. “In the past, multi-dimensional analysis has required ‘supercomputing’ techniques and technologies, which has deterred many important types of analysis in healthcare, public safety, agriculture and other areas. But by leveraging the unique ‘many-to-many’ attribute of graph database technology with the semantic query capabilities possible with AllegroGraph, we were able to overcome the historic performance issues that have plagued high-dimensional data analysis for event processing.”

Unlike traditional relational databases or property graph databases, the company says, AllegroGraph employs semantic graph technologies that process data with contextual and conceptual intelligence. AllegroGraph is able run queries of unprecedented complexity to support predictive analytics that help organizations make more informed, real-time decisions.

Franz is working with partners and customers to apply AllegroGraph’s N-dimensional analysis in the areas of Personalized Medicine, Insider Threat Detection and National Intelligence/Defense. Given there is no restriction to the number of dimensions, this powerful technology can help predict, prevent and mitigate the impact of high-risk events.

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