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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. RDF4J vs. Tigris

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonTigris  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.A horizontally scalable, ACID transactional, document database available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
RDF storeDocument store
Key-value store
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
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Score3.77
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score0.71
Rank#231  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.01
Rank#388  Overall
#53  Document stores
#61  Key-value stores
#25  Search engines
#41  Time Series DBMS
Websitearangodb.comrdf4j.orgwww.tigrisdata.com
Technical documentationdocs.arangodb.comrdf4j.org/­documentationwww.tigrisdata.com/­docs
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Tigris Data, Inc.
Initial release201220042022
Current release3.11.5, November 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyes infoRDF Schemasyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
CLI Client
gRPC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Java
PHP
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0noneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factornoneyes
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)
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes, using FoundationDB
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoAccess rights for users and roles
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ArangoDBRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameTigris
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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