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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. NebulaGraph
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|Name||ArangoDB Xexclude from comparison||NebulaGraph 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.||A distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMS|
|Primary database model||Document store|
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|Developer||ArangoDB Inc.||Vesoft Inc.|
|Current release||126.96.36.199, March 2023|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Apache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) available||Open Source Apache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Data scheme||schema-free automatically recognizes schema within a collection||Strong typed schema|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes string, double, boolean, list, hash||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.||no|
|Secondary indexes||yes||yes Nebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||SQL-like query language|
|APIs and other access methods||AQL|
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
Cypher Query Language
GO Object Graph Mapper
Java Object Graph Mapper
NGBatis ORM framework for NebulaGraph and Spring-Boot
Proprietary native API
Python Object Graph Mapper
Query language nGQL
|Supported programming languages||C#|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding since version 2.0||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Source-replica replication with configurable replication factor||Causal Clustering using Raft protocol|
|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)
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes relationships in graphs||yes Relationships in graphs|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes using RocksDB|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes|
|User concepts Access control||yes||Role-based access control|
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|Specific characteristics||Graph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...|
|NebulaGraph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...|
|Competitive advantages||Consolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...|
|NebulaGraph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...|
|Typical application scenarios||Native multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...|
|Social networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...|
|Key customers||Cisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...|
|Currently we have some top internet companies in China implementing NebulaGraph in...|
|Market metrics||ArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...|
|At our very early stage, NebulaGraph has already received over 8,200 stars and thousands...|
|Licensing and pricing models||Very permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...|
|NebulaGraph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license.|
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