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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. Neo4j vs. ObjectBox vs. PostgreSQL vs. Teradata

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NameAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA complete real-time data logging service that supports collection, consumption, shipping, search, and analysis of logs.Scalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelSearch engineGraph DBMSObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.60
Rank#221  Overall
#14  Search engines
Score58.03
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#182  Overall
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score606.56
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score69.13
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-serviceneo4j.comobjectbox.iowww.postgresql.orgwww.teradata.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmneo4j.com/­docsdocs.objectbox.iowww.postgresql.org/­docsdocs.teradata.com
DeveloperAlibabaCloud Inc.Neo4j, Inc.ObjectBox LimitedPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerTeradata
Initial release2016200720171989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL1984
Current release4.4.3, January 202214.1, November 2021Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, ScalaC and C++C
Server operating systemshostedLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
hosted
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyesyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnonoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Proprietary native APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersyesyes infovia event handlernoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes using Neo4j Fabricnonepartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes3 replicasCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyonline/offline synchronization between client and serverSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAlibaba Cloud user access controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)yesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud Log ServiceNeo4jObjectBoxPostgreSQLTeradata
Specific characteristicsA real-time service for telementry data (log, metric, trace). Alibaba Cloud Log Service...
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Neo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantages* Ease of use: Completes data collections from more than 30 data sources within five...
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Neo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenarios* Log/Trace/Event Search & Analysis * Application Monitoring * Operation Analysis...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customers* Alibaba & Ant-Finance:he infrastructure service for the Corp * Over 22k Subscriber...
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Over 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 modelsPay-As-You-Go https://www.alibabacloud.com/product/log-service/pricing
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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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