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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  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.MySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. With MariaDB ColumnStore a column-oriented storage engine is available too.Distributed, high-performance timeseries databaseIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
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
Score87.45
Rank#13  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#278  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score2.12
Rank#109  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.quasardb.netwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablemariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarydoc.quasardb.netdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.MariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
quasardbOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2012200920091998
Current release3.6, January 202010.4.11, December 20193.1, January 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercial 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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ArangoDB Oasis –The Managed Cloud Service of ArangoDB. Oasis 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.
  • MariaDB Managed Service: A customized MariaDB deployment fully managed by the experts at MariaDB in the cloud of your choice. Keeps you up to date with features, upgrades, hotfixes and security patches.
  • Azure Database for MariaDB: A fully managed, scalable MariaDB relational database with high availability and security built in at no extra cost
Implementation languageC++C and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyes infoDynamic columns are supportedschema-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 indexesyesyesyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-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
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3noPL/SQL
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Horizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, keySharding infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factorMaster-master replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Master-slave replication
Master-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 JavaScriptnowith 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 graphsyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes 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.yes infowith MEMORY storage engineyes infoTransient modeyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ArangoDBMariaDBQuasardbTimesTen
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Open source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
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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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High availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
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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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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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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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Booking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
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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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MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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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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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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News

Massive Inserts into ArangoDB With NodeJS
9 January 2020

What’s new in ArangoDB 3.6: OneShard Deployments and Performance Improvements
8 January 2020

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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