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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Microsoft Access vs. Neo4j vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Sphinx

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Open source graph databaseOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.32
Rank#237  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Score128.06
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score51.21
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score1.01
Rank#152  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score7.26
Rank#48  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accessneo4j.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxneo4j.com/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupMicrosoftNeo4j, Inc.Oracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20161992200719842001
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20194.0.0, January 20203.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++Java, ScalaC++
Server operating systemshostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMSFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free and schema-optionalFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardnoyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsno
Triggersyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
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 integrityyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACIDyes, on a single nodeno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
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-standardno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Users, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)no
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBMicrosoft AccessNeo4jOracle RdbSphinx
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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