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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Kdb+ vs. OrientDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSHigh performance Time Series DBMSMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.11
Rank#167  Overall
#29  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score9.12
Rank#53  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websiteallegrograph.comkx.comorientdb.org
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlcode.kx.comwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperFranz Inc.Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release20042000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032010
Current release7.2.0, October 20213.6, May 20183.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageqJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 possibleyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispuser defined functionsJava, Javascript
Triggersyesyes infowith viewsHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationhorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes inforelationship in graphs
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
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