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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Graphite vs. Microsoft Access vs. QuestDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh 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 WhisperMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)A high performance, low latency Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.04
Rank#165  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score4.64
Rank#78  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score117.23
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#260  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessquestdb.io
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlgraphite.readthedocs.iodeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperFranz Inc.Chris DavisMicrosoftQuestDB Limited
Initial release2004200619922014
Current release7.0.0, April 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
HTTP API
Sockets
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
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
nonenonenone
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 integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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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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