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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. Kdb+ vs. VoltDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSHigh performance Time Series DBMSDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSRelational 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
Score5.29
Rank#60  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score1.78
Rank#119  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitefranz.com/­agraph/­allegrographkx.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlcode.kx.comdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperFranz Inc.Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcVoltDB Inc.
Initial release20042000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032010
Current release6.6.0, August 20193.6, May 20189.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageqJava, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesyes
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 possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language (q)yes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Java API
JDBC
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
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispuser defined functionsJava
Triggersyesyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationhorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
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 accountsUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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AllegroGraphKdb+VoltDB
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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