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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. RavenDB vs. TerminusDB

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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 DatabaseScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
RDF store
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Score6.02
Rank#72  Overall
#13  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#9  Search engines
Score4.12
Rank#91  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.14
Rank#305  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comravendb.netterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stableravendb.net/­docsterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Hibernating RhinosDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release201220102018
Current release3.9.2, June 20225.3, November 202110.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C#Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashnoyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like query language (WOQL)
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
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyesyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorMulti-source replicationJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
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 graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess control on document level using the Authorization BundleRole-based access control
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ArangoDBRavenDBTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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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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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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