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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMSAnalytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score4.88
Rank#61  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score14.57
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­documentationwww.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperArangoDB GmbH / triagens GmbHCloudera
Initial release20122013
Current release3.5.0, August 20193.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Raspbian
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON style queries
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos
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News

ArangoDB Hot Backup – Creating consistent cluster-wide snapshots
9 October 2019

ArangoML Pipeline – A Common Metadata Layer for Machine Learning Pipelines
25 September 2019

libgcc: When exceptions collide
19 September 2019

Multi-Model Database ArangoDB 3.5 released – Distributed Joins, Streaming Transactions, extended GraphDB & Search Capabilities
19 August 2019

Welcome Matt Ekstrom, CRO, and Jörg Schad, Head of Engineering & Machine Learning!
14 August 2019

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22 August 2019, TechTarget

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1 December 2017, TechTarget

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25 October 2012, ZDNet

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