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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. ClickHouse vs. GRAKN.AI

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMSColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.87
Rank#64  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score3.38
Rank#81  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#248  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
#116  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comclickhouse.yandexgrakn.ai
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­documentationclickhouse.yandex/­docsdev.grakn.ai/­docs
DeveloperArangoDB GmbH / triagens GmbHYandex LLCGrakn Labs Ltd
Initial release201220162016
Current release3.5.3, November 2019v19.13.3.26, August 20191.6.1, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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ArangoDB Oasis: Built and supported by the creators of ArangoDB, Oasis provides fully hosted, managed, and monitored cluster deployments of any size, with enterprise-grade security.
Implementation languageC, C++, JavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Raspbian
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes 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 SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON style queries
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
More information provided by the system vendor
ArangoDBClickHouseGRAKN.AI
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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News

ArangoDB and the Cloud Native Ecosystem
20 November 2019

Say Hi To ArangoDB Oasis: A Fully-Managed Multi-Model Database Service
14 November 2019

How we built our managed service on Kubernetes
25 October 2019

ArangoDB Hot Backup – Creating consistent cluster-wide snapshots
9 October 2019

ArangoML Pipeline – A Common Metadata Layer for Machine Learning Pipelines
25 September 2019

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DB-Engines blog posts

The Weight of Relational Databases: Time for Multi-Model?
29 August 2017, Luca Olivari (guest author)

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Conferences and events

Grakn Cosmos, the universal conference of technologies built using Grakn
London, UK, 6-7 February 2020

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14 December 2019, Market Report Gazette

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21 November 2019, PR Web

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19 November 2019, Container Journal

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31 October 2019, DevOps.com

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