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

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  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.An 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 DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.55
Rank#73  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score9.32
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score0.37
Rank#260  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.kingbase.com.cn
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablefirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorebbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.html
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.GoogleBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.
Initial release201220171999
Current release3.9.1, April 2022V8.0, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C and Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoStandard 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
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
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsuser defined functions
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Shardinghorizontal 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 replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptUsing Cloud Dataflowno
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 graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ArangoDBGoogle Cloud FirestoreKingbase
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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