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System Properties Comparison AnzoGraph DB vs. ArangoDB vs. Fauna vs. Snowflake

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NameAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable graph database built for online analytics and data harmonization with MPP scaling, high-performance analytical algorithms and reasoning, and virtualizationNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Fauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.32
Rank#266  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
#12  RDF stores
Score5.10
Rank#74  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score1.63
Rank#139  Overall
#23  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#68  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score64.19
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzographwww.arangodb.comfauna.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.fauna.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
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DeveloperCambridge SemanticsArangoDB Inc.Fauna, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2018201220142014
Current release2.3, January 20213.7.9, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Scala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedhosted
Data schemeSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashnoyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.nonoyes
APIs and other access methodsApache Mule
gRPC
JDBC
Kafka
OData access for BI tools
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
RESTful HTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions and aggregatesJavaScriptuser defined functionsuser defined functions
Triggersnononono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingSharding infosince version 2.0horizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication in MPP-ClusterSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsKerberos/HDFS data loadingno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency in MPP-ClusterEventual 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 integrityno infonot needed in graphsyes inforelationships in graphsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesIdentity management, authentication, and access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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AnzoGraph DBArangoDBFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBSnowflake
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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