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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Ignite vs. Nebula Graph

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.79
Rank#75  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score4.85
Rank#74  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#41  Relational DBMS
Score1.10
Rank#168  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comignite.apache.orggithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stableapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Apache Software FoundationVesoft Inc.
Initial release201220152019
Current release3.7.9, March 2021Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++, Java, .NetC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesStrong typed schema
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factoryes (replicated cache)Causal Clustering using Raft protocol
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
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 infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsRole-based access control
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ArangoDBIgniteNebula Graph
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Nebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Nebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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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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Social networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Currently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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At our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Nebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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