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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPinecone  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 managed, cloud-native vector database
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.77
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score3.29
Rank#94  Overall
#2  Vector DBMS
Websitearangodb.comwww.pinecone.io
Technical documentationdocs.arangodb.comdocs.pinecone.io/­docs/­overview
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Pinecone Systems, Inc
Initial release20122019
Current release3.11.5, November 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collection
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashString, Number, Boolean
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScript
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno
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)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyes
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ArangoDBPinecone
Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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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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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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