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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. JanusGraph vs. TigerGraph

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  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 2017A complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Graph DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score5.05
Rank#68  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score2.43
Rank#108  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
Score1.50
Rank#137  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comjanusgraph.orgwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.janusgraph.orgdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Linux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by Aurelius
Initial release201220172017
Current release3.7.2.1, September 20200.5.2, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (GSQL)
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
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Clojure
Java
Python
C++
Java
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)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineyes
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph ServerRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
ArangoDBJanusGraph infosuccessor of TitanTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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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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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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ANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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