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

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Native XML DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.04
Rank#165  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.87
Rank#127  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score4.64
Rank#78  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#260  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.combasex.orggithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webquestdb.io
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.basex.orggraphite.readthedocs.ioquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperFranz Inc.BaseX GmbHChris DavisQuestDB Limited
Initial release2004200720062014
Current release7.0.0, April 20209.4.4, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaPythonJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesNumeric 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.no infobulk load of XML files possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
HTTP API
Sockets
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyesnono
Triggersyesyes infovia eventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationnonenonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
nonenoneConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDmultiple readers, single writernoACID 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.noyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsno
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AllegroGraphBaseXGraphiteQuestDB
Specific characteristicsKnowledge 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 advantagesAllegroGraph 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 scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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