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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Dgraph
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|Name||ArangoDB Xexclude from comparison||Dgraph Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Native multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.||Distributed and scalable native Graph DBMS|
|Primary database model||Document store|
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|Developer||ArangoDB Inc.||Dgraph Labs, Inc.|
|Current release||220.127.116.11, March 2023|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Apache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) available||Open Source Apache 2.0|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Data scheme||schema-free automatically recognizes schema within a collection||schema-free|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes string, double, boolean, list, hash||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||no|
|APIs and other access methods||AQL|
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
|GraphQL query language|
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
|Supported programming languages||C#|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding since version 2.0||yes|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Source-replica replication with configurable replication factor||Synchronous replication via Raft|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Eventual Consistency configurable per collection or per write|
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes relationships in graphs||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes|
|User concepts Access control||yes||no Planned for future releases|
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|Specific characteristics||Graph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...|
|Competitive advantages||Consolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...|
|Typical application scenarios||Native multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...|
|Key customers||Cisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...|
|Market metrics||ArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...|
|Licensing and pricing models||Very permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...|
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