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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Neo4j vs. Oracle vs. Tkrzw

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Scalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsWidely used RDBMSA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.60
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score9.28
Rank#50  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score58.03
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score1281.74
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#360  Overall
#58  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseneo4j.comwww.oracle.com/­databasedbmx.net/­tkrzw
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.datastax.comneo4j.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDataStaxNeo4j, Inc.OracleMikio Hirabayashi
Initial release20142011200719802020
Current release6.8, April 20204.3.7, November 202119c, February 20190.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJava, ScalaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleno
Triggersyesyesyes infovia event handleryesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"yes using Neo4j FabricSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yes infousing specific database classes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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AlaSQLDatastax EnterpriseNeo4jOracleTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Neo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Neo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Over 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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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 modelsAnnual subscription
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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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