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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Datomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durability
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMS
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Score5.55
Rank#73  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score1.70
Rank#138  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.datomic.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.datomic.com
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Cognitect
Initial release20122012
Current release3.9.1, April 20221.0.6362, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++Java, Clojure
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyes infoTransaction Functions
TriggersnoBy using transaction functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0none infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peers
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factornone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peers
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and development
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno
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ArangoDBDatomic
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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