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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. CockroachDB vs. VelocityDB
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|Native multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.
|CockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.
|A .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
|Primary database model
Object oriented DBMS
|Social network pages
|3.11.5, November 2023
|23.1.1, May 2023
|License Commercial or Open Source
|Open Source Apache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) available
|Open Source Apache 2.0, commercial license available
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service
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|ArangoDB Cloud –The Managed Cloud Service of ArangoDB. 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.
|CockroachDB: A cloud-native, distributed SQL database designed for speed, scale, and survival. Get started for free today with a fully-managed CockroachDB cluster -- leave operations behind and get your app to market faster.
|Server operating systems
|Any that supports .NET
|schema-free automatically recognizes schema within a collection
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date
|yes string, double, boolean, list, hash
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.
|SQL Support of SQL
|yes, wire compatible with PostgreSQL
|APIs and other access methods
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
|Supported programming languages
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures
|Callbacks are triggered when data changes
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes
|Sharding since version 2.0
|horizontal partitioning (by key range) all tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFT
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes
|Source-replica replication with configurable replication factor
|Multi-source replication using RAFT
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system
|Eventual Consistency configurable per collection or per write
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
|Foreign keys Referential integrity
|yes relationships in graphs
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data
|Durability Support for making data persistent
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.
|User concepts Access control
|Role-based access control
|Based on Windows Authentication
|More information provided by the system vendor
|Graph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
|CockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
|Consolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
|- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
|Typical application scenarios
|Native multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
|Payment processing, user account management, metadata management, identity access...
|Cisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
|Comcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, Netflix, LUSH, Bose, Shipt,...
|ArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
|12K+ long-running clusters 25K+ CockroachDB self-hosted clusters 75K+ CockroachDB...
|Licensing and pricing models
|Very permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
|- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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