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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. EJDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. Neo4j vs. TimesTen

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)A distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricOpen source graph databaseIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument storeSearch engineGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.70
Rank#202  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#280  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score151.55
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score53.53
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score2.35
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeejdb.orgwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchneo4j.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlneo4j.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAlibabaSoftmotionsElasticNeo4j, Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20162012201020071998
Current release7.8.0, June 20204.1.4, November 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCJavaJava, Scala
Server operating systemshostedserver-lessAll OS with a Java VMLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free and schema-optionalyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
in-process shared libraryJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
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 languagesJavaActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanoyesyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsPL/SQL
Triggersnonoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneyesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoES-Hadoop Connectornono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noMemcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source Real-time indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
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Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosEnterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersThousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
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Over 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsPublic as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe​...
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Neo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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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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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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