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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. ClickHouse vs. Hazelcast vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Column-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexA widely adopted in-memory data gridDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.29
Rank#69  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score7.61
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score8.77
Rank#48  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score71.36
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comclickhouse.techhazelcast.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stableclickhouse.tech/­docshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Yandex LLCHazelcastMicrosoft
Initial release2012201620082010
Current release3.7.2.1, September 2020v20.11.3.3-stable, November 20204.1.1, December 2020V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
All OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyesyes
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesTransact SQL
Triggersnonoyes infoEventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factoryes infoReplicated Mapyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnoyesno
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ArangoDBClickHouseHazelcastMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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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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Hazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Hazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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