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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. InfluxDB vs. OpenQM

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  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 metricsQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Time Series DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.92
Rank#73  Overall
#14  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score29.78
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#290  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
Social network pagesTwitterLinkedInFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Martin Phillips
Initial release201220131993
Current release3.9.2, June 20222.3, June 20223.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeyes infowith some exceptions
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
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
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding infoin enterprise version onlyyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnono
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 accountsAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
ArangoDBInfluxDBOpenQM infoalso called QM
Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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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 InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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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 Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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InfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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Fastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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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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News

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4 August 2022

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May 2022: What’s the Latest with ArangoDB?
27 May 2022

April 2022: What’s the Latest with ArangoDB?
29 April 2022

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