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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. CrateDB vs. TinkerGraph

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Distributed Date Store based on LuceneA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMS
Search engine
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
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Score4.73
Rank#78  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#9  Search engines
Score0.97
Rank#179  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comcrate.iotinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablecrate.io/­docs
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitterYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Crate
Initial release201220132009
Current release3.7.9, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VM
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and constraintsno
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptuser defined functionsno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnono
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 Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesrights management via user accountsno
More information provided by the system vendor
ArangoDBCrateDBTinkerGraph
Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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CrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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CrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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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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CrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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CrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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The CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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CrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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