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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. TiDB

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.BigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Trend Chart
Score4.88
Rank#62  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#256  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score2.98
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score1.56
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablebigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewpingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.SpotifySybase, SAPPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20122016201419932016
Current release3.6, January 20203.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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ArangoDB Oasis –The Managed Cloud Service of ArangoDB. Oasis provides fully managed, and monitored cluster deployments of any size, with enterprise-grade security. Get started for free and continue for as little as $0,21/hour.
Implementation languageC++PythonJavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashnoyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnoyesno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingShardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factorselectable replication factoryesMaster-master replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Master-slave replication
Using Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnononoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
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)
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnonoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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ArangoDBBigchainDBHeroicSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTiDB
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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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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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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