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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. JanusGraph vs. SingleStore

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  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.A Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Graph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
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Score3.26
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score2.02
Rank#125  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Score5.38
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitearangodb.comjanusgraph.orgwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.arangodb.comdocs.janusgraph.orgdocs.singlestore.com
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeFacebookInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Linux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusSingleStore Inc.
Initial release201220172013
Current release3.11.5, November 20230.6.3, February 20238.5, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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ArangoDB Cloud –The Managed Cloud Service of ArangoDB. 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.SingleStoreDB Cloud: The world's fastest, modern cloud database for both operational (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) workloads. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities
Implementation languageC++JavaC++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infobut 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
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
MongoDB API
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Clojure
Java
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyesyes
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0yes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)Sharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factoryesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
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)
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph ServerFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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ArangoDBJanusGraph infosuccessor of TitanSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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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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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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