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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Kdb+

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSHigh performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.88
Rank#161  Overall
#21  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score5.43
Rank#56  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websitefranz.com/­agraph/­allegrographkx.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlcode.kx.com
DeveloperFranz Inc.Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release20042000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release6.6.0, August 20193.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageq
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
HTTP API
Jupyter
Kafka
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispuser defined functions
Triggersyesyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationrights management via user accounts
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AllegroGraphKdb+
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader Document Store and Graph Database. Supporting JSON...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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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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