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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. EnterpriseDB vs. GRAKN.AI

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonEnterpriseDB  Xexclude from comparisonGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.The EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Grakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.21
Rank#61  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score2.36
Rank#102  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#243  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.enterprisedb.comgrakn.ai
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablewww.enterprisedb.com/­resources/­product-documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docs
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.EnterpriseDBGrakn Labs Ltd
Initial release201220052016
Current release3.6, January 2020V10, November 20171.6.2, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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.
Implementation languageC++CJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0horizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factorMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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ArangoDBEnterpriseDBGRAKN.AI
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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PostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Grakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Complete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Expressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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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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New applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Life sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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MasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Listed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Open Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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News

Massive Inserts into ArangoDB With NodeJS
9 January 2020

What’s new in ArangoDB 3.6: OneShard Deployments and Performance Improvements
8 January 2020

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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Grakn Cosmos, the universal conference of technologies built using Grakn
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