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DBMS > Amazon DocumentDB vs. ArangoDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Hive

System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. ArangoDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Hive

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Cloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.69
Rank#133  Overall
#22  Document stores
Score4.73
Rank#78  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#9  Search engines
Score8.92
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score83.45
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.arangodb.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorehive.apache.org
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourceswww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablefirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorecwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitterYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.GoogleApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release2019201220172012
Current release3.7.9, March 20213.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnonoyes, with Cloud Functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptUsing Cloud Dataflowyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes inforelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsACIDyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.Access rights for users, groups and roles
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Amazon DocumentDBArangoDBGoogle Cloud FirestoreHive
Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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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 11,000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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