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

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.15
Rank#166  Overall
#29  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score29.55
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score6.72
Rank#63  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.43
Rank#252  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewsphinxsearch.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbsphinxsearch.com/­docstrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperFranz Inc.Sphinx Technologies Inc.Apache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release2004201320012014
Current release7.2.0, October 20212.0.8, August 20213.4.1, July 20212.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++C++, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsnoyes
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 indexesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispnonoJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationsimple rights management via user accountsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AllegroGraphInfluxDBSphinxTrafodion
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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