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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.The Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.High performance Time Series DBMSA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasets
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Search engineTime Series DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.85
Rank#66  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score2.77
Rank#90  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score5.38
Rank#59  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#65  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websitewww.arangodb.comenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlkx.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tables
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablesupport.google.com/­gsacode.kx.com
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.GoogleKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoft
Initial release201220022000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032012
Current release3.6, January 20203.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++q
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesschema-free
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'no
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (q)no
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Shardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factorMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
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 graphsnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnooptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUser authentication via various security protocolsrights management via user accountsAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signatures
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ArangoDBGoogle Search ApplianceKdb+Microsoft Azure Table Storage
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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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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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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