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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Hive vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMSdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.02
Rank#64  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score84.22
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#328  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#223  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitewww.arangodb.comhive.apache.orgwww.irondb.iordf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homewww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperArangoDB GmbH / triagens GmbHApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2012201220172004
Current release3.5.0, August 20193.1.2, August 2019V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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ArangoDB Oasis: Built and supported by the creators of ArangoDB, Oasis provides fully hosted, managed, and monitored cluster deployments of any size, with enterprise-grade security.
Implementation languageC, C++, JavaScriptJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Raspbian
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON style queries
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes, in Luayes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnono
More information provided by the system vendor
ArangoDBHiveIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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