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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. JanusGraph vs. TimesTen

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.A containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.21
Rank#61  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score1.08
Rank#140  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#68  Relational DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#119  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
Score2.12
Rank#109  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisjanusgraph.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.janusgraph.orgdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.InterSystemsLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2012201820171998
Current release3.6, January 20202018.1.1, February 20180.4.0, July 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectiondepending on used data modelyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Clojure
Java
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyesyesPL/SQL
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Shardingyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factorMaster-slave replicationyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Serverfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ArangoDBInterSystems IRISJanusGraph infosuccessor of TitanTimesTen
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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InterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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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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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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News

Massive Inserts into ArangoDB With NodeJS
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What’s new in ArangoDB 3.6: OneShard Deployments and Performance Improvements
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Release Candidate 2 of the ArangoDB 3.6 available for testing
23 December 2019

ArangoDB and the Cloud Native Ecosystem
20 November 2019

Say Hi To ArangoDB Oasis: A Fully-Managed Multi-Model Database Service
14 November 2019

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