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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.07
Rank#69  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score26.25
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.
Initial release20122013
Current release3.7.2.1, September 20202.0.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-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
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno
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)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsno
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.yes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlyessimple rights management via user accounts
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ArangoDBInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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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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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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