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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. ArcadeDB vs. IBM Db2

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonArcadeDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Fast and scalable multi-model DBMS, originally forked from OrientDB but most of the code has been rewrittenCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS infoin next version
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
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Score5.41
Rank#76  Overall
#13  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score0.14
Rank#302  Overall
#40  Document stores
#26  Graph DBMS
#44  Key-value stores
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score161.22
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comarcadedb.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.arcadedb.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Arcade DataIBM
Initial release201220211983 infohost version
Current release3.9.1, April 2022September 202112.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes 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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language, no joinsyes
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
JDBC
MongoDB API
OpenCypher
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Redis API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
TinkerPop Gremlin
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
JavaC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Version
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorSource-replica replicationyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnono
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 graphsyes inforelationship in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ArangoDBArcadeDBIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2
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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