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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Hive vs. Kingbase

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.55
Rank#73  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score81.61
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#260  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comhive.apache.orgwww.kingbase.com.cn
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablecwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homebbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.html
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.
Initial release201220121999
Current release3.9.1, April 20223.1.2, August 2019V8.0, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaC and Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsStandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceuser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Shardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
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)
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ArangoDBHiveKingbase
Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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An enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Complete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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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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New applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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The main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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At present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Business license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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