the multi-purpose NoSQL Database
Why did we start ArangoDB?
How should an ideal multi-purpose database look like?
Is it already out there?
‣ Second Generation NoSQL DB
‣ Unique feature set
‣ Solves some problems of other NoSQL DBs
‣ Greenﬁeld project
‣ Experienced team building NoSQL DBs for more than 10
‣ Open source and free
ArangoDB is available under the Apache 2 licence.
‣ Multi model database
Model your data using ﬂexible combinations of key-value pairs,
documents and graphs.
‣ Convenient querying
AQL is a declarative query language similar to SQL. Other
options are REST and querying by example.
‣ Extendable through JS
No language zoo: you can use one language from your browser
to your back-end.
‣ High performance & space efﬁciency
ArangoDB is fast and takes less space than other nosql
‣ Easy to use
Up and running in seconds, administer ArangoDB using its
graphical user interface.
‣ Started in Sep 2011
‣ Version 1.0 in Sep 2012
‣ Actual: Version 1.4
Multi Database Suport
Foxx API Framework
Free and Open Source
‣ Apache 2 License
The Apache License is recognised by the Open Source Initiative as a popular and widely deployed licence
with a strong community. All of The Apache Software Foundation’s projects, including the Apache HTTP
Server project whose software powers more than half of the Internet’s web servers, use this licence.
‣ On Github
Community can report issues, participate and improve ArangoDB with just a few mouse clicks.
‣ Do what you want with it
You can even use ArangoDB in your commercial projects for free. Just leave the disclaimer intact.
‣ ... and don‘t pay a dime!
that is, unless you want to support this great project :-)
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