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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. ArangoDB vs. Neo4j

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Scalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offerings
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.06
Rank#364  Overall
#35  Graph DBMS
#153  Relational DBMS
Score4.34
Rank#85  Overall
#14  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score46.61
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websitebitnine.net/­agensgrapharangodb.comneo4j.com
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationdocs.arangodb.comneo4j.com/­docs
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.ArangoDB Inc.Neo4j, Inc.
Initial release201620122007
Current release2.1, December 20183.11.5, November 20235.17, February 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++Java, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScriptyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersnonoyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceSharding infosince version 2.0yes using Neo4j Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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AgensGraphArangoDBNeo4j
Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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Neo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Neo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosNative multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Over 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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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 modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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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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