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System Properties Comparison Apache Pinot vs. ArangoDB vs. SingleStore

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NameApache Pinot  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRealtime distributed OLAP datastore, designed to answer OLAP queries with low latencyNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.38
Rank#275  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score3.26
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score5.38
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitepinot.apache.orgarangodb.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.pinot.apache.orgdocs.arangodb.comdocs.singlestore.com
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeFacebookInstagram
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsArangoDB Inc.SingleStore Inc.
Initial release201520122013
Current release1.0.0, September 20233.11.5, November 20238.5, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++, Go
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java JDK11 or higherLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBCAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
MongoDB API
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyes
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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Apache PinotArangoDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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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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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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