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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. BigchainDB vs. Ingres

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  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 assetsWell established RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.55
Rank#73  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score0.77
Rank#200  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score6.10
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.bigchaindb.comwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbms
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablebigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.actian.com/­ingres
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Actian Corporation
Initial release201220161974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s
Current release3.9.1, April 202211.0, April 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++PythonC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeyes
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.nono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files available
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
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
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Shardinghorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneously
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorselectable replication factorIngres Replicator
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 graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ArangoDBBigchainDBIngres
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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