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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. FatDB vs. Splunk

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  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.A distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Analytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Search engineDocument store
Key-value store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.35
Rank#78  Overall
#14  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score144.93
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score90.79
Rank#14  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablewww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.ElasticFatCloudSplunk Inc.
Initial release2012201020122003
Current release3.9.3, September 20227.8.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoElastic Licensecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMWindowsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serverno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyesyes infovia applicationsyes
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infovia applicationsyes
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 factoryesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptES-Hadoop Connectoryesyes
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 infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
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.Memcached and Redis integrationno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsAccess rights for users and roles
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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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