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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.85
Rank#66  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score3.74
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score0.10
Rank#279  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comcloudant.comwww.quasardb.net
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.cloudant.comdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.IBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014quasardb
Initial release201220102009
Current release3.6, January 20203.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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++ErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashnoyes infointeger and binary
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 infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyeswith Hadoop integration
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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ArangoDBCloudantQuasardb
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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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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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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