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DBMS > ArangoDB vs. Drizzle vs. Geode vs. Kinetica

System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Drizzle vs. Geode vs. Kinetica

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Geode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
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Score4.79
Rank#75  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score1.63
Rank#137  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score0.73
Rank#205  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comgeode.apache.orgwww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablegeode.apache.org/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Drizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Kinetica
Initial release2012200820022012
Current release3.7.9, March 20217.2.4, September 20121.1, February 20177.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++JavaC, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesschema-freeyes
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 SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
JDBCJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnouser defined functionsuser defined functions
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoCache Event Listenersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnonono
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes, on a single nodeno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlyesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights per client and object definableAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Native and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Best in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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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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Any application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Citibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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The largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Always Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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