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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. InfluxDB vs. LevelDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. SingleStore

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  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 metricsEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Time Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.05
Rank#68  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score26.87
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.99
Rank#96  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score0.51
Rank#230  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score5.00
Rank#71  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.GoogleSingleStore Inc.
Initial release2012201320112014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2013
Current release3.7.9, March 20212.0.2, November 20201.22, May 201910 R1, October 20187.1.11, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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ArangoDB Oasis –The Managed Cloud Service of ArangoDB. Oasis provides fully managed, and monitored cluster deployments of any size, with enterprise-grade security. Get started for free and continue for as little as $0,21/hour.SingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, most capable cloud database for operational analytics, machine learning, & AI. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities.
Implementation languageC++GoC++CC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashNumeric data and Stringsnoyesyes
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
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
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnonouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnononoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding infoin enterprise version onlynonehorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnononono
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID infoMVCCACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage enginenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyessimple rights management via user accountsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ArangoDBInfluxDBLevelDBPostgres-XLSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
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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