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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. AllegroGraph vs. PostgreSQL

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. AllegroGraph vs. PostgreSQL

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.32
Rank#268  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#159  Overall
#28  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score597.27
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdballegrograph.comwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaFranz Inc.PostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release20041989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release7.2, October 202114.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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 possibleyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSPARQL is used as query languageyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud TSDBAllegroGraphPostgreSQL
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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