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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. KairosDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.87
Rank#162  Overall
#23  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score0.54
Rank#202  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#122  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitefranz.com/­agraph/­allegrographgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlkairosdb.github.iodocs.timescale.com
DeveloperFranz Inc.Timescale
Initial release200420132017
Current release6.6.0, August 20191.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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 possiblenoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationSharding infobased on Cassandrayes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
selectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationsimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AllegroGraphKairosDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader Document Store and Graph Database. Supporting JSON...
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TimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosIoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersAltair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metrics1 million+ downloads, 6,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); information on pricing for support and enterprise...
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News

Triple Attributes
2 May 2018

Allegro "Knowledge" Graph News - March 2018
7 March 2018

AllegroGraph v6.4 - Now Available
23 January 2018

AllegroGraph News - December 2017
20 December 2017

AllegroGraph News - November 2017
2 November 2017

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