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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. TiDB vs. TigerGraph

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.TiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.A complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.73
Rank#62  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#9  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score2.06
Rank#122  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score1.13
Rank#153  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.compingcap.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablepingcap.com/­docsdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201220162017
Current release3.6.0, January 20204.0.1, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Go, RustC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnoyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0horizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyes infowith TiSpark Connectoryes
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 graphsno infocurrently only supported in syntaxyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.Role-based access control
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ArangoDBTiDBTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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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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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 24200+ stars on GitHub...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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