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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. GraphDB vs. Graphite vs. JanusGraph

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Enterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score4.68
Rank#61  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score1.19
Rank#136  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score3.46
Rank#79  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score1.65
Rank#121  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comgraphdb.ontotext.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webjanusgraph.org
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablegraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.janusgraph.org
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.OntotextChris DavisLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by Aurelius
Initial release2012200020062017
Current release3.6.0, January 20208.8, January 20190.5.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nono
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Implementation languageC++JavaPythonJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSPARQL is used as query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
HTTP API
Sockets
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptJava Server Pluginnoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0nonenoneyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factorMaster-master replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
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 Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)noneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsyes infoConstraint checkingnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infolockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyesnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
More information provided by the system vendor
ArangoDBGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMGraphiteJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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GraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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GraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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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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Metadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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BBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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GraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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GraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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