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

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  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 WhisperA high performance, low latency Time Series DBMSIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSTime Series 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
Score0.31
Rank#260  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score3.06
Rank#98  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webquestdb.iooss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlgraphite.readthedocs.ioquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperFranz Inc.Chris DavisQuestDB LimitedTobias Oetiker
Initial release2004200620141999
Current release7.0.0, April 20201.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Linux
macOS
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesNumeric data only
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 possiblenonono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
HTTP API
Sockets
HTTP RESTin-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaC infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispnonono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationnonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)none
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 Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID for single-table writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationnono
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AllegroGraphGraphiteQuestDBRRDtool
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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