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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Machbase vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.TimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigDataGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Time Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.80
Rank#64  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score0.15
Rank#286  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score31.67
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.machbase.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stableendoc.machbase.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.MachbaseMicrosoft
Initial release201220132014
Current release3.7.2.1, September 2020V4.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercial infofree test version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyes infoJSON types
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnoJavaScript
TriggersnonoJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
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)
Bounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlyessimple password-based access controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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ArangoDBMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Machbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Fastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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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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Distributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Samsung, POSCO, Hyundai
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Real-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Machbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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News

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27 August 2020

ArangoDB Assembles 10,000 GitHub Stargazers
20 July 2020

A Deep And Fuzzy Dive Into Search
16 July 2020

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