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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. FileMaker vs. LokiJS vs. TimesTen

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.In-memory JavaScript DBMSIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score4.73
Rank#78  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#9  Search engines
Score55.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#222  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score1.79
Rank#129  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.claris.com/­filemakergithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablewww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitterYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.FileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2012198320141998
Current release3.7.9, March 202119.3.1, June 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesnoyes
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 infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infovia pluginsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
PHPJavaScriptC
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyesView functions in JavaScriptPL/SQL
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0nonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14noneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnoyesno
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)
noneImmediate 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 dataACIDnono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyessimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ArangoDBFileMakerLokiJSTimesTen
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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