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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. ArangoDB vs. CrateDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Distributed Date Store based on LuceneCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#329  Overall
#33  Graph DBMS
#148  Relational DBMS
Score5.92
Rank#73  Overall
#14  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score0.94
Rank#183  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score18.80
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Websitebitnine.netwww.arangodb.comcrate.iofirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablecrate.io/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.ArangoDB Inc.CrateGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release2016201220132012
Current release2.1, December 20183.9.2, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMhosted
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes, but no triggers and constraintsno
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScriptuser defined functionslimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersnononoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Eventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Eventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesrights management via user accountsyes, based on authentication and database rules
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AgensGraphArangoDBCrateDBFirebase Realtime Database
Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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CrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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CrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosNative multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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CrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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CrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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The CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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CrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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