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

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMSDataStax 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 casesMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Wide column storeEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.87
Rank#64  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score8.82
Rank#43  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.24
Rank#247  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score129.47
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.ibm.biz/­eventstoreproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_1.1.2/­eventstore/­welcome.htmlmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperArangoDB GmbH / triagens GmbHDataStaxIBMMicrosoft
Initial release2012201120171992
Current release3.5.3, November 20196.7, December 20181.1.31902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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ArangoDB Oasis: Built and supported by the creators of ArangoDB, Oasis provides fully hosted, managed, and monitored cluster deployments of any size, with enterprise-grade security.
Implementation languageC, C++, JavaScriptJavaC++, ScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Raspbian
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON style queries
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnonoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnoyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding infono "single point of failure"Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingActive-active shard replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replicationyes infobut no files for transaction logging
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 controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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ArangoDBDatastax EnterpriseIBM Db2 Event StoreMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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