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OrientDB System Properties

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DescriptionMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
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Rank#51  Overall
#8  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#8  Key-value stores
Technical documentationorientdb.com/­docs/­last
DeveloperOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud
Initial release2010
Current release2.2.34, April 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsJava API
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
JavaScript (Node.js)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, Javascript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
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Specific characteristics

With the power of a Distributed Graph Database engine and the flexibility of a Document Database all in one product, OrientDB is a NoSQL, acid compliant, scalable, fast, secure, and flexible operational database

Competitive advantages

OrientDB is equipped for today's Big Data challenges. It can embed documents like any other document database, but also supports relationships. Instead, OrientDB uses super-fast, persistent pointers between records, taken from the graph database world. It supports a Multi-Master + Sharded architecture, providing horizontal scalability and reliability and has an extended SQL query language making it easy to adopt by those coming from the relational world.

Typical application scenarios
  • Fraud Detection
  • Network/IT Ops
  • Graph Search
  • Recommendation Engines
  • Master Data Management
  • Identity Management
  • Forensic Analysis
Key customers

Comcast, Warner Music Group, Cisco, Sky, United Nations, CenturyLink, VErisign, Sonatype, KPMG and many more.

Market metrics

With downloads exceeding 70,000 per month, more than 100 community contributors and 1000’s of production users, OrientDB is experiencing tremendous growth in both community and Enterprise adoption. Fortune 500 companies, government entities and startups all use the technology to build large-scale innovative applications.

Licensing and pricing models

OrientDB Community edition is distributed with an Apache 2 Open Source license, allowing you to use OrientDB for FREE and for any purpose. OrientDB Enterprise Edition comes with a commercial license and provides Enterprise features such as: Query Profiler, Distributed Clustering configuration, Metrics Recording, and Live Monitoring with configurable Alerts. For detailed pricing information please visit http://orientdb.com/support/

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Global Graph Database Market Demand 2018- International Business Machines Corporation, OrientDB, DataStax
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8 September 2018, Cleveland Post Gazette

Nordstrom, Inc. Selects CallidusCloud for OrientDB Enterprise Edition
3 April 2018, GlobeNewswire (press release)

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19 September 2018, IDA Report

Callidus Software Acquires OrientDB For Multi-Modal Database Tech
22 September 2017, Seeking Alpha

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