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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. BigObject vs. Realm

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Analytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.29
Rank#79  Overall
#14  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score0.19
Rank#356  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Score8.24
Rank#54  Overall
#10  Document stores
Websitewww.arangodb.combigobject.iorealm.io
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.bigobject.iorealm.io/­docs
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.BigObject, Inc.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release201220152014
Current release3.9.3, September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptLuano inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnonoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0nonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factornonenone
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)
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoyes
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ArangoDBBigObjectRealm
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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