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DBMS > ArangoDB vs. CouchDB vs. Hive vs. OpenQM

System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. CouchDB vs. Hive vs. OpenQM

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.A native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document storeRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.92
Rank#73  Overall
#14  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score17.02
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score78.66
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#290  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comcouchdb.apache.orghive.apache.orgwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablecwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homewww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
Social network pagesTwitterLinkedInFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookMartin Phillips
Initial release2012200520121993
Current release3.9.2, June 20223.2.2, April 20223.1.2, August 20193.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++ErlangJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeyesyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashnoyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
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 APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptView functions in JavaScriptyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Shardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
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 ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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ArangoDBCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"HiveOpenQM infoalso called QM
Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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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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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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