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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Realm vs. Stardog

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  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 DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.21
Rank#61  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score8.23
Rank#46  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.81
Rank#165  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitewww.arangodb.comrealm.iowww.stardog.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablerealm.io/­docswww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Stardog-Union
Initial release201220142010
Current release3.6, January 20206.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Sourcecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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ArangoDB Oasis –The Managed Cloud Service of ArangoDB. Oasis provides fully managed, and monitored cluster deployments of any size, with enterprise-grade security. Get started for free and continue for as little as $0,21/hour.
Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
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.nono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersnoyes infoChange Listenersyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0nonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factornoneMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnono
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 in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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 infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyesAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
ArangoDBRealmStardog
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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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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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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News

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9 January 2020

What’s new in ArangoDB 3.6: OneShard Deployments and Performance Improvements
8 January 2020

Release Candidate 2 of the ArangoDB 3.6 available for testing
23 December 2019

ArangoDB and the Cloud Native Ecosystem
20 November 2019

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