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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. IBM Db2 Event Store

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.DataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Distributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use cases
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Wide column storeEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.21
Rank#61  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score8.66
Rank#44  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.23
Rank#252  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#17  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-store
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.datastax.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_1.1.2/­eventstore/­welcome.html
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.DataStaxIBM
Initial release201220112017
Current release3.6, January 20206.7, December 20181.1.3
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaC++, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer addition
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeyes
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 SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtime
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnono
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingActive-active shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyesno
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)
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutable
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectUser level access control
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ArangoDBDatastax EnterpriseIBM Db2 Event Store
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Supporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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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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Applications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Capital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Among the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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News

Massive Inserts into ArangoDB With NodeJS
9 January 2020

What’s new in ArangoDB 3.6: OneShard Deployments and Performance Improvements
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Release Candidate 2 of the ArangoDB 3.6 available for testing
23 December 2019

ArangoDB and the Cloud Native Ecosystem
20 November 2019

Say Hi To ArangoDB Oasis: A Fully-Managed Multi-Model Database Service
14 November 2019

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