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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Quasardb vs. Realm vs. TimesTen

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Distributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSDocument storeRelational 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
Score0.30
Rank#244  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#281  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score8.54
Rank#45  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score2.15
Rank#106  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.quasardb.netrealm.iowww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablewww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldoc.quasardb.netrealm.io/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.IBMquasardbRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20122017200920141998
Current release3.6, January 20202.03.1, January 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infowith tagsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyesnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryPL/SQL
Triggersnononoyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factorActive-active shard replicationMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factornoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnowith 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)
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes infoby using LevelDByesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoTransient modeyes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ArangoDBIBM Db2 Event StoreQuasardbRealmTimesTen
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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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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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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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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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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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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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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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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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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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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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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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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