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DBMS > ArangoDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Hive vs. Kingbase

System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Hive vs. Kingbase

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Cloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.73
Rank#78  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#9  Search engines
Score8.92
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score83.45
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#256  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorehive.apache.orgwww.kingbase.com.cn
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablefirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorecwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homebbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.html
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitterYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.GoogleApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.
Initial release2012201720121999
Current release3.7.9, March 20213.1.2, August 2019V8.0, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC and Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsStandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceuser defined functions
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorMulti-source replicationselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptUsing Cloud Dataflowyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
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 ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.Access rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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An enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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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 database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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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 and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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The main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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At present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Business license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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