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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Cloudant vs. Quasardb vs. Snowflake vs. TimesTen

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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 databaseCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score4.88
Rank#62  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score3.67
Rank#79  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score0.11
Rank#281  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score2.39
Rank#100  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score2.15
Rank#106  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comcloudant.comwww.quasardb.netwww.snowflake.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.cloudant.comdoc.quasardb.netdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.IBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014quasardbSnowflake Computing Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20122010200920141998
Current release3.6, January 20203.1, January 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
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 licensescommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashnoyes infointeger and binaryyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageyesyes
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 APICLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
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
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnouser defined functionsPL/SQL
Triggersnoyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingyesnone
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 factoryesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyeswith Hadoop integrationnono
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient modenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ArangoDBCloudantQuasardbSnowflakeTimesTen
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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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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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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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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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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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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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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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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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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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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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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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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