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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. Heroic vs. Manticore Search vs. TigerGraph

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  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 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 metricTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources. Forked of and compatible with Sphinx.A 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
Search engineTime Series DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.85
Rank#66  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score152.16
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.27
Rank#248  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#290  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score0.87
Rank#165  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexmanticoresearch.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablewww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.manticoresearch.com/­latest/­html
github.com/­manticoresoftware/­manticoresearch
docs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.ElasticSpotifyManticore Software
Initial release20122010201420172017
Current release3.6, January 20207.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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ArangoDB Oasis –The Managed Cloud Service of ArangoDB. Oasis provides fully managed, and monitored cluster deployments of any size, with enterprise-grade security. Get started for free and continue for as little as $0,21/hour.Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud: Try out the official hosted Elasticsearch and Kibana offering available on AWS and GCP that's powered by the creators of Elasticsearch.
Implementation languageC++JavaJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyesnoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query languageSQL-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
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Proprietary protocolGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
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++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyesnonoyes
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factoryesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptES-Hadoop Connectornonoyes
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnononoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationnono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
ArangoDBElasticsearchHeroicManticore SearchTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Elasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Open source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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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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Search, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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More than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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The Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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News

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Release Candidate 2 of the ArangoDB 3.6 available for testing
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