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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud HybridDB vs. ArangoDB vs. Citus vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Linter

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NameAlibaba Cloud HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHybridDB is an online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Scalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.RDBMS for high security requirements
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.31
Rank#234  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score5.21
Rank#61  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score1.00
Rank#152  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score12.28
Rank#39  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.02
Rank#325  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.arangodb.comwww.citusdata.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaselinter.ru/­en
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.citusdata.comfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupArangoDB Inc.Google infoacquired by Google 2014relex.ru/­en
Initial release20162012201020121990
Current release3.6, January 20208.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyesno
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Implementation languageC++CC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxhostedAIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyesyes
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.yesyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScriptuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.limited functionality with using 'rules'yes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQL
TriggersyesnoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infosince version 2.0Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factorMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnonono
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)
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphsyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud HybridDBArangoDBCitusFirebase Realtime DatabaseLinter
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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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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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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News

Massive Inserts into ArangoDB With NodeJS
9 January 2020

What’s new in ArangoDB 3.6: OneShard Deployments and Performance Improvements
8 January 2020

Release Candidate 2 of the ArangoDB 3.6 available for testing
23 December 2019

ArangoDB and the Cloud Native Ecosystem
20 November 2019

Say Hi To ArangoDB Oasis: A Fully-Managed Multi-Model Database Service
14 November 2019

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