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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. ArangoDB vs. PouchDB

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.34
Rank#150  Overall
#25  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score4.92
Rank#72  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score2.68
Rank#104  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.arangodb.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablepouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperFranz Inc.ArangoDB Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release200420122012
Current release7.0.0, April 20203.7.9, March 20217.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashno
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 possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common LispJavaScriptView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication with configurable replication factorMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
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 authenticationyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphArangoDBPouchDB
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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One Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Consolidation: 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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