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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. MySQL vs. Trafodion
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|Name||ArangoDB Xexclude from comparison||MySQL Xexclude from comparison||Trafodion Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Native multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.||Widely used open source RDBMS||Transactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS|
|Primary database model||Document store|
|Relational DBMS Key/Value like access via memcached API||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||ArangoDB Inc.||Oracle since 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun||Apache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP|
|Current release||3.7.9, March 2021||8.0.25, May 2021||2.3.0, February 2019|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Apache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) available||Open Source GPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available||Open Source Apache 2.0|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Implementation language||C++||C and C++||C++, Java|
|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Data scheme||schema-free automatically recognizes schema within a collection||yes||yes|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes string, double, boolean, list, hash||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||yes||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||yes with proprietary extensions||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||AQL|
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
Proprietary native API
|Supported programming languages||C#|
|All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding since version 2.0||horizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Source-replica replication with configurable replication factor||Multi-source replication|
|yes, via HBase|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Eventual Consistency configurable per collection or per write|
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
|Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes relationships in graphs||yes not for MyISAM storage engine||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID not for MyISAM storage engine||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes table locks or row locks depending on storage engine||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||no|
|User concepts Access control||yes||Users with fine-grained authorization concept no user groups or roles||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
|More information provided by the system vendor|
|Specific characteristics||One Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...|
|Competitive advantages||Consolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...|
|Typical application scenarios||Native multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...|
|Key customers||Cisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...|
|Market metrics||ArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...|
|Licensing and pricing models||Very permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...|
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