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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. ArangoDB vs. Realm

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.06
Rank#143  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score5.21
Rank#61  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score8.23
Rank#46  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitealtibase.comwww.arangodb.comrealm.io
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualswww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablerealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAltibaseArangoDB Inc.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release199920122014
Current release7.1, July 20173.6, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsJavaScriptno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyesnoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infosince version 2.0none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesyes
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Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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One Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Consolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Native multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global...
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Cisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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ArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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Very permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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