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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. RavenDB

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS infoexperimental
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.38
Rank#60  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#9  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score3.82
Rank#81  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websitewww.arangodb.comravendb.net
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stableravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Hibernating Rhinos
Initial release20122010
Current release3.6.0, January 20204.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factorMulti-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
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)
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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ArangoDBRavenDB
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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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 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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News

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28 May 2020

Best Practices for AQL Graph Queries
27 May 2020

An Open-Source Petri Dish-As-Code
5 May 2020

Azure now GA on ArangoDB Oasis
29 April 2020

You can now become an ArangoDB Certified Professional
23 April 2020

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