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DBMS > ArangoDB vs. FoundationDB vs. SiteWhere

System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. FoundationDB vs. SiteWhere

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.M2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.35
Rank#78  Overall
#14  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score1.83
Rank#142  Overall
#26  Document stores
#26  Key-value stores
#71  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#356  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.foundationdb.orgsitewhere.io
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stableapple.github.io/­foundationdbsitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.FoundationDBSiteWhere
Initial release201220132010
Current release3.9.3, September 20226.2.28, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-free infosome layers support schemaspredefined scheme
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashno infosome layers support typingyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnosupported in specific SQL layer onlyno
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptin SQL-layer only
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factoryesselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnono
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)
Linearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept
More information provided by the system vendor
ArangoDBFoundationDBSiteWhere
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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