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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. ArangoDB vs. Quasardb vs. Realm

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Distributed, high-performance timeseries databaseA 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
Time Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.39
Rank#45  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score5.38
Rank#60  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#9  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score0.12
Rank#280  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score8.36
Rank#46  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.arangodb.comwww.quasardb.netrealm.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledoc.quasardb.netrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAmazonArangoDB Inc.quasardbRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2015201220092014
Current release3.6.0, January 20203.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes infointeger and binaryyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScriptnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyesnonoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factorMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptwith Hadoop integrationno
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoTransient modeyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailyes
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Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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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 advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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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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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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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 modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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