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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Kdb+ vs. Quasardb vs. TimesTen

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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.High performance Time Series DBMSDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.21
Rank#61  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score5.50
Rank#58  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#278  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score2.12
Rank#109  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comkx.comwww.quasardb.netwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablecode.kx.comdoc.quasardb.netdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcquasardbOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20122000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320091998
Current release3.6, January 20203.6, May 20183.1, January 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++qC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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 indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptuser defined functionsnoPL/SQL
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0horizontal partitioningSharding infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factorMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingwith Hadoop integrationno
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 or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes 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 infoTransient modeyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesrights management via user accountsCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ArangoDBKdb+QuasardbTimesTen
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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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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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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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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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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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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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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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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kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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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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upon request
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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