ArangoDB v3.12 is under development and not released yet. This documentation is not final and potentially incomplete.
The ArangoDB daemon (arangod) is the central server binary that can run in different modes for a variety of setups like single server and clusters
The ArangoDB server is the core component of ArangoDB. The executable file to
run it is named
d stands for daemon. A daemon is a long-running
background process that answers requests for services.
The server process serves the various client connections to the server via the TCP/HTTP protocol. It also provides a web interface.