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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. EJDB vs. OpenTSDB vs. Prometheus vs. TimescaleDB

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Embeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Scalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.21
Rank#61  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score0.18
Rank#262  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score1.97
Rank#112  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score4.08
Rank#72  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score1.92
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comejdb.orgopentsdb.netprometheus.iowww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablegithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlprometheus.io/­docsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Softmotionscurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsTimescale
Initial release20122012201120152017
Current release3.6, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++CJavaGoC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-lessLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsNumeric data onlynumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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 infoImport of XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
in-process shared libraryHTTP API
Telnet API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnononouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0noneSharding infobased on HBaseShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factornoneselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseyes infoby FederationMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnononono
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 infobased on HBasenoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ArangoDBEJDBOpenTSDBPrometheusTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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TimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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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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IoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Altair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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1.8 million+ downloads, 7,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Apache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); Product matrix here ; information on pricing...
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News

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9 January 2020

What’s new in ArangoDB 3.6: OneShard Deployments and Performance Improvements
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Release Candidate 2 of the ArangoDB 3.6 available for testing
23 December 2019

ArangoDB and the Cloud Native Ecosystem
20 November 2019

Say Hi To ArangoDB Oasis: A Fully-Managed Multi-Model Database Service
14 November 2019

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