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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Kdb+ vs. Oracle Rdb vs. SwayDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSHigh performance Time Series DBMSAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.84
Rank#167  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score5.38
Rank#59  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score1.01
Rank#152  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#307  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitefranz.com/­agraph/­allegrographkx.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlswaydb.io
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlcode.kx.com
DeveloperFranz Inc.Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Simer Plaha
Initial release20042000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200319842018
Current release6.6.0, August 20193.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageqScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMS
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 possibleyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language (q)yesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationhorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
Master-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyes, on a single nodeAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationrights management via user accountsno
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphKdb+Oracle RdbSwayDB
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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