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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. ArangoDB vs. Blazegraph vs. FoundationDB vs. MonetDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.High-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score21.24
Rank#29  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score5.38
Rank#60  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#9  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score0.67
Rank#189  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score0.91
Rank#160  Overall
#24  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
#78  Relational DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#123  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.arangodb.comblazegraph.comwww.foundationdb.orgwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablewiki.blazegraph.comapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)ArangoDB Inc.BlazegraphFoundationDBMonetDB BV
Initial release20122012200620132004
Current release3.6.0, January 20202.1.5, March 20196.2.11, November 2019Nov2019-SP1, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++JavaC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes infoRDF literal typesno infosome layers support typingyes
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
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoSPARQL is used as query languagesupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonJavaScriptyesin SQL-layer onlyyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingShardingSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factoryesyesnone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental status
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 Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyes inforelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in Graphsin SQL-layer onlyyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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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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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Numascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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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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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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