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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Hypertable vs. Postgres-XL

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Wide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.29
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#13  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score0.70
Rank#261  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.arangodb.comwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Hypertable Inc.
Initial release201220092014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release3.10.5.1, March 20230.9.8.11, March 201610 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashnoyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
C++ API
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnouser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Shardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorselectable replication factor on file system level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyesno
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
ArangoDBHypertablePostgres-XL
Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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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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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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