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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Firebird vs. Greenplum vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score5.84
Rank#76  Overall
#14  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score25.37
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score12.29
Rank#46  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1.58
Rank#156  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#327  Overall
#46  Document stores
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.firebirdsql.orggreenplum.orghughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlorigodb.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablewww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.greenplum.orgorigodb.com/­docs
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Firebird FoundationPivotal Software Inc.Hughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et al
Initial release20122000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase200519942009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release3.9.3, September 20224.0.2, August 20226.7.1, April 20204.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++CC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyesyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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 infosince Version 4.2nono infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersno
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptPSQLyesnoyes
Triggersnoyesyesnoyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0noneShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnoyesnono
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 Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsyesyesnodepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoRole based authorization
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ArangoDBFirebirdGreenplummSQL infoMini SQLOrigoDB
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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