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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. CrateDB vs. Graphite vs. OrientDB vs. Solr

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSDistributed Date Store based on LuceneData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)A widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.24
Rank#156  Overall
#27  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.97
Rank#179  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score5.58
Rank#70  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score4.56
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score58.53
Rank#19  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websiteallegrograph.comcrate.iogithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-weborientdb.orglucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlcrate.io/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iowww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmllucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.CrateChris DavisOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPApache Software Foundation
Initial release20042013200620102006
Current release7.2, October 20213.1.9, February 20218.11.1, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaPythonJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
Unix
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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 possiblenononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes, but no triggers and constraintsnoSQL-like query language, no joinsSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispuser defined functionsnoJava, JavascriptJava plugins
TriggersyesnonoHooksyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factornoneMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
noneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes inforelationship in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategynoACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationrights management via user accountsnoAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableyes
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AllegroGraphCrateDBGraphiteOrientDBSolr
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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CrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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CrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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