DB-EngineseXtremeDB Telecom and Networking featuresEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. EJDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Neo4j vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. EJDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Neo4j vs. TimesTen

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  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 containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityOpen 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 storeDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMSRelational DBMS
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
Score1.63
Rank#134  Overall
#22  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#4  Object oriented DBMS
#68  Relational DBMS
Score53.53
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score2.35
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeejdb.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisneo4j.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsneo4j.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAlibabaSoftmotionsInterSystemsNeo4j, Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20162012201820071998
Current release2020.2, July 20204.1.4, November 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageCJava, Scala
Server operating systemshostedserver-lessAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux 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-freedepending on used data modelschema-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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
in-process shared libraryJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP 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
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.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
Triggersnonoyesyes 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 servicenoneSource-replica replicationCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyCausal 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 possibleyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACIDACID
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoyesUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeEJDBInterSystems IRISNeo4jTimesTen
Specific characteristicsInterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
» more
Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
» more
The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
» more
Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
» more
TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
» more
Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
» more
TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
» more
Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
» more
Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
» more
Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
» more
TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsGPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
» more
Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
» more
News

Updated GraphAcademy Course: Using a Machine Learning Workflow for Link Prediction
25 November 2020

The Neo4j BI Connector: Many Use Cases
23 November 2020

This Week in Neo4j – Neo4j 4.2 Released, kNN in the GDS Library, Data Auditing with Spring Data Neo4j
21 November 2020

#GraphCast: Tableau & Neo4j in Real Time
20 November 2020

Understanding Graphs and Graph Data Science
19 November 2020

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeEJDBInterSystems IRISNeo4jTimesTen
DB-Engines blog posts

Applying Graph Analytics to Game of Thrones
12 June 2019, Amy Hodler & Mark Needham, Neo4j (guest author)

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

The openCypher Project: Help Shape the SQL for Graphs
22 December 2015, Emil Eifrem (guest author)

show all

Recent citations in the news

Open source a stream: Alibaba Cloud conjures up e-retail stream processing ‘magic’
25 November 2020, ComputerWeekly.com

Alibaba Cloud Unveils 'Magic' Behind the World's Largest Online Shopping Festival
19 November 2020, PRNewswire

Alibaba supports Singles Day with cloud computing, 3D models
19 November 2020, Chain Store Age

Alibaba Cloud platform behind seamless global shopping festival
22 November 2020, Backend News

Alibaba Cloud shares the cutting-edge technologies behind 11.11 - The World's Largest Online Shopping Festival
23 November 2020, Manila Bulletin

provided by Google News

Portraying breast cancers with long noncoding RNAs
2 September 2016, Science Advances

provided by Google News

InterSystems to Boost Patient Data Sharing Using Analytics
24 November 2020, EHRIntelligence.com

InterSystems Unveils IRIS Adaptive Analytics in Tandem with AtScale
30 October 2020, Solutions Review

InterSystems updates HealthShare with expanded FHIR capabilities
24 November 2020, Healthcare IT News

InterSystems IRIS now generally available to Epic customers
15 October 2020, Help Net Security

InterSystems IRIS Data Platform™ Adopted by Epic for Its New Generation of High Performance, Scalability, and Architecture Flexibility
13 October 2020, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Neo4j Named a Leader in Graph Data Platforms by Independent Research Firm
16 November 2020, PRNewswire

An Introduction to Neo4j
3 November 2020, iProgrammer

Neo4j Announces Graph Machine Learning Framework
27 October 2020, iProgrammer

Neo4j Announces First Graph Machine Learning for the Enterprise
20 October 2020, PRNewswire

Graph Databases Gaining Enterprise-Ready Features
4 November 2020, EnterpriseAI

provided by Google News

Business Insider
25 January 2012, Business Insider

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Advisory Services Sr Consultant - Telecommute
UnitedHealth Group, Sacramento, CA

Content Marketing Specialist
InterSystems, Cambridge, MA

Operations Specialist
InterSystems, Cambridge, MA

Healthcare Software Engineer
Ready Computing Resources LLC, New York, NY

Sales Executive
InterSystems, New York, NY

cheminformatics consultant
icox Healthcare, San Diego, CA

SDET
Capgemini, Charlotte, NC

Data Engineer
Rackspace, Remote

Neo4J Developer - Remote
Softvision - North America, Carlsbad, CA

Data/Neo4J Developer - Remote
Arrow Designs, Atlanta, GA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here