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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Neo4j vs. Warp 10

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonWarp 10  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.A Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsOpen source graph databaseTimeSeries DBMS specialized on timestamped geo data based on LevelDB or HBase
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeWide column storeGraph DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.38
Rank#227  Overall
#32  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score12.60
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score5.07
Rank#63  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score51.78
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#268  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaseazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablesneo4j.comwww.warp10.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databaseneo4j.com/­docswww.warp10.io/­content/­02_Getting_started
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014MicrosoftNeo4j, Inc.SenX
Initial release20142012201220072015
Current release4.0.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava, ScalaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedhostedLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nononono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
HTTP API
Jupyter
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C#
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 proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'noyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes infoWarpScript
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesnoyes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Causal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency infobased on HBase
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyesoptimistic lockingACIDno
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes, based on authentication and database rulesAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Mandatory use of cryptographic tokens, containing fine-grained authorizations
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AlaSQLFirebase Realtime DatabaseMicrosoft Azure Table StorageNeo4jWarp 10
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 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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