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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. AllegroGraph vs. Graphite vs. QuestDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA high performance, low latency Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score6.32
Rank#60  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score1.04
Rank#165  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score4.64
Rank#78  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#260  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comallegrograph.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webquestdb.io
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlgraphite.readthedocs.ioquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAerospikeFranz Inc.Chris DavisQuestDB Limited
Initial release2012200420062014
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20207.0.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCPythonJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF schemasyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.nono infobulk load of XML files possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSPARQL is used as query languagenoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
HTTP API
Sockets
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayes infoJavaScript or Common Lispnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingwith Federationnonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDnoACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infolockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAllegroGraphGraphiteQuestDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Knowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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AllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Apache 2.0.
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