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OrientDB System Properties

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DescriptionMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
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Rank#46  Overall
#6  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#6  Key-value stores
Technical documentationorientdb.com/­docs/­last
DeveloperOrientDB LTD
Initial release2010
Current release2.2.20, May 2017
License Commercial or Open SourceOpen Source Apache version 2
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeschema-free Schema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
XML support Some 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 Support of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)no SQL-like queries
APIs and other access methodsJava API
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
JavaScript (Node.js)
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresJava, Javascript
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno could be achieved with distributed queries
Foreign keys Referential integrityyes relationship in graphs
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
User concepts Access 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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Recent citations in the news

OrientDB: The First NoSQL Database to Enable Synchronisation with Any Relational Database.
9 May 2017, EIN News (press release)

OrientDB Announces Chinese Market Strategic Partnership with MiMe
19 May 2017, satPRnews (press release)

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23 May 2017, InfoWorld

Azure Cosmos multimodel database delivers features familiar and new
18 May 2017, TechTarget

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