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DBMS > ArangoDB vs. Datomic vs. FatDB

System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Datomic vs. FatDB

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
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 durabilityA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
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Score4.73
Rank#78  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#9  Search engines
Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.datomic.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.datomic.com
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitterYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.CognitectFatCloud
Initial release201220122012
Current release3.7.9, March 20210.9.5951, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java, ClojureC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMWindows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesschema-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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono infoVia inetgration in SQL Server
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.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Clojure
Java
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyes infoTransaction Functionsyes infovia applications
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsyes infovia applications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0none infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factornone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnoyes
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
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 controlyesnono infoCan implement custom security layer via applications
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ArangoDBDatomicFatDB
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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