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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. InfluxDB vs. OrientDB vs. Sphinx

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.15
Rank#166  Overall
#29  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score29.55
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score5.14
Rank#79  Overall
#14  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score6.72
Rank#63  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overvieworientdb.orgsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperFranz Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2004201320102001
Current release7.2.0, October 20212.0.8, August 20213.1.9, February 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesno
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 indexesyesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language, no joinsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispnoJava, Javascriptno
TriggersyesnoHooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes inforelationship in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableno
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AllegroGraphInfluxDBOrientDBSphinx
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Time to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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