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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. EsgynDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Neo4j

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerOpen source graph database
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.21
Rank#53  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.17
Rank#263  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score27.89
Rank#25  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score50.56
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comesgyn.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaseneo4j.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsesgyn.com/­developersdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­sql-databaseneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperAerospikeEsgynMicrosoftNeo4j, Inc.
Initial release2012201520102007
Current release4.2.0.4, June 2018V123.5.8, July 2019
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 servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Neo4j Aura: The simplest way to run Neo4j in the cloud
Implementation languageCC++, JavaC++Java, Scala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxhostedLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuaJava Stored ProceduresTransact SQLyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersnonoyesyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication between multi datacentersyes, with always 3 replicas availableCausal 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/Reduceyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACIDACID
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 onlyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafEsgynDBMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureNeo4j
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Capabilities for Operational/Transactional Workloads Deep Integration with HBase...
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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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EsgynDB is ideally suited to supporting Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing...
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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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Ideally suited to scenarios where high speed continuous data ingestion is required...
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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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EsgynDB's customers are worldwide, with several in the Global Fortune 500, including...
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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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EsgynDB Enterprise Edition is the commercially supported version of Apache Trafodion...
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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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