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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. Neo4j vs. searchxml

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.19
Rank#317  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
#142  Relational DBMS
Score45.75
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#378  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#24  Search engines
Websitebitnine.net/­agensgraphneo4j.comwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationneo4j.com/­docswww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.Neo4j, Inc.informationpartners gmbh
Initial release201620072015
Current release2.1, December 20185.21.2, July 20241.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJava, ScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes infoon the application server
Triggersnoyes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceyes using Neo4j Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDmultiple readers, single writer
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Domain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services
More information provided by the system vendor
AgensGraphNeo4jsearchxml
Specific characteristicsNeo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersOver 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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