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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. GridGain vs. Quasardb vs. TimesTen vs. VelocityDB

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to OracleA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.88
Rank#62  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score1.71
Rank#121  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#58  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#281  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score2.15
Rank#106  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#298  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.gridgain.comwww.quasardb.netwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.htmlvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablewww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdoc.quasardb.netdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1velocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.quasardbOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005VelocityDB Inc
Initial release20122007200919982011
Current release3.6, January 2020GridGain 8.5.13.1, January 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)7.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java, C++, .NetC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyes infointeger and binaryyesyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith tagsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
.Net
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noPL/SQLno
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)nonoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factoryes (replicated cache)Master-slave replication with selectable replication factorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)with Hadoop integrationnono
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes infoby means of logfiles and checkpointsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoTransient modeyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication
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ArangoDBGridGainQuasardbTimesTenVelocityDB
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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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 Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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