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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Snowflake

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMS
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Score4.45
Rank#78  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#9  Search engines
Score58.26
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitterInstagramYouTube
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20122014
Current release3.7.9, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptuser defined functions
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0yes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factoryes
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 graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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 controlyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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ArangoDBSnowflake
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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News

Announcing ArangoDB Series B Funding
6 October 2021

September 2021: What’s the Latest with ArangoDB?
5 October 2021

ArangoDB Dev Days are Here!
16 September 2021

August 2021: What’s the Latest with ArangoDB?
31 August 2021

ArangoSync: A Recipe for Reliability
18 August 2021

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Conferences and events

ArangoDB Dev Days 2021
Virtual developer conference., 18-22 October 2021

Recent citations in the news

Open source graph database company ArangoDB raises $27.8M
6 October 2021, VentureBeat

ArangoDB brings yet more money into graph database market with $27.8M round
6 October 2021, SiliconANGLE News

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5 October 2021, PR Web

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