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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. MaxDB vs. mSQL vs. SAP IQ

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  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.A robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
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Score5.84
Rank#76  Overall
#14  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score11.09
Rank#47  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score3.68
Rank#96  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score1.58
Rank#156  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score4.72
Rank#84  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoremaxdb.sap.comhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablefirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoremaxdb.sap.com/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­iq
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.GoogleSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Hughes TechnologiesSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release20122017198419941994
Current release3.9.3, September 20227.9.10 (January 2020), 20204.4, October 202116.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infofree licenses can be providedcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyes
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
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
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#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyesnoyes
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Shardingnonenoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationnoneSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptUsing Cloud DataflownonoHadoop integration
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 ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
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-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ArangoDBGoogle Cloud FirestoreMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DmSQL infoMini SQLSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
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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