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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. FatDB vs. Neo4j

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Scalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offerings
Primary database modelKey-value storeWide column storeDocument store
Key-value store
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score5.55
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.40
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score58.03
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeneo4j.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmneo4j.com/­docs
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeAlibabaFatCloudNeo4j, Inc.
Initial release2012201620122007
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20214.4.0, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Neo4j Aura: Neo4j’s fully managed cloud service: The zero-admin, always-on graph database for cloud developers.
Implementation languageCC#Java, Scala
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedWindowsLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono infoVia inetgration in SQL Serverno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Bolt 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
Java
Python
C#.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanoyes infovia applicationsyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersnonoyes infovia applicationsyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingyes using Neo4j Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factorCausal 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/Reducenoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsAtomic single-row operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAlibaba Cloud Table StoreFatDBNeo4j
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Neo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Neo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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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 800 commercial customers and over 4300 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 140 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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