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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Dragonfly vs. TigerGraph

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonDragonfly  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.A drop-in Redis replacement that scales vertically to support millions of operations per second and terabyte sized workloads, all on a single instanceA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Key-value storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.77
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score0.42
Rank#271  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
Score1.83
Rank#141  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
Websitearangodb.comgithub.com/­dragonflydb/­dragonfly
www.dragonflydb.io
www.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.arangodb.comwww.dragonflydb.io/­docsdocs.tigergraph.com
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.DragonflyDB team and community contributors
Initial release201220232017
Current release3.11.5, November 20231.0, March 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoBSL 1.1commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionscheme-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashstrings, hashes, lists, sets, sorted sets, bit arraysyes
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
Proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C
C#
C++
Clojure
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptLuayes
Triggersnopublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionalityno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorSource-replica replication
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)
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of command blocks and scriptsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, strict serializability by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesPassword-based authenticationRole-based access control
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ArangoDBDragonflyTigerGraph
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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