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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. H2 vs. HarperDB
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|Name||ArangoDB Xexclude from comparison||H2 Xexclude from comparison||HarperDB Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Native multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.||Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.||Ultra-low latency distributed database with an intuitive REST API supporting NoSQL and SQL (including joins). Deployment of functions and databases simultaneously with a consolidated node-level architecture.|
|Primary database model||Document store|
|Relational DBMS||Document store|
|Secondary database models||Spatial DBMS|
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|Developer||ArangoDB Inc.||Thomas Mueller||HarperDB|
|Current release||3.9.3, September 2022||2.1.210, January 2022||3.1, August 2021|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Apache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) available||Open Source dual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)||commercial free community edition available|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||Linux|
|All OS with a Java VM||Linux|
|Data scheme||schema-free automatically recognizes schema within a collection||yes||dynamic schema|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes string, double, boolean, list, hash||yes||yes JSON data types|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||yes||SQL-like data manipulation statements|
|APIs and other access methods||AQL|
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
|Supported programming languages||C#|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding since version 2.0||none||A table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a cluster|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Source-replica replication with configurable replication factor||With clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a database||yes the nodes on which a table resides can be defined|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Eventual Consistency configurable per collection or per write|
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
|Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes relationships in graphs||yes||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID||Atomic execution of specific operations|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes, using LMDB|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||yes|
|User concepts Access control||yes||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||Access rights for users and roles|
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|Specific characteristics||Graph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...|
|HarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...|
|Competitive advantages||Consolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...|
|By combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...|
|Typical application scenarios||Native multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...|
|Use cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...|
|Key customers||Cisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...|
|A few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....|
|Market metrics||ArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...|
|Over 94K total HarperDB users : 16,500+ npm downloads 73,600+ on Docker Hub 4,200+...|
|Licensing and pricing models||Very permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...|
|HarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A data base is only as powerful as it...|
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