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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. EJDB vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Neo4j

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Open source graph database
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score6.83
Rank#53  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.48
Rank#222  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#272  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.07
Rank#314  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score50.18
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeejdb.orgwww.hawkular.orgneo4j.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guideneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperAerospikeAlibabaSoftmotionsCommunity supported by Red HatNeo4j, Inc.
Initial release20122016201220142007
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20204.1.1, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCCJavaJava, Scala
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedserver-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnononoyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
Fluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
in-process shared libraryHTTP RESTBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luauser defined functions infoin Javanonoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersnononoyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights for users and rolesnonoUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAlibaba Cloud MaxComputeEJDBHawkular MetricsNeo4j
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Over 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Neo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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GPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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