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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.A high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.51
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score2.11
Rank#124  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score22.21
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.omnisci.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.omnisci.comwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.MapD Technologies, Inc.Vertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release201220162005
Current release3.7.2.1, September 2020V4Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesnono infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnoyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding infoRound robinSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
More information provided by the system vendor
ArangoDBOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018Vertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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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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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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News

ArangoML Series: Intro to the NetworkX Adapter
23 November 2020

ArangoML Part 4: Detecting Covariate Shift in Datasets
5 November 2020

ArangoML Part 3: Bootstrapping and Bias Variance
24 October 2020

ArangoML Part 2: Basic Arangopipe Workflow
9 October 2020

ArangoML Part 1: Where Graphs and Machine Learning Meet
25 September 2020

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