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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. EJDB vs. Neo4j vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. TimesTen

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  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)Open source graph databaseA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument storeGraph DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational 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
Score53.53
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score4.01
Rank#85  Overall
#15  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#44  Relational DBMS
Score2.35
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeejdb.orgneo4j.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdneo4j.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAlibabaSoftmotionsNeo4j, Inc.OracleOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20162012200720111998
Current release4.1.4, November 202020.2, August 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCJava, ScalaJava
Server operating systemshostedserver-lessLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesoptionalyes
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 infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenonoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
in-process shared libraryBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
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
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanoyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsnoPL/SQL
Triggersnonoyes infovia event handlernono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenoneShardingnone
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 onlyElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featureMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonowith Hadoop integrationno
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
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID
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.noyes infooff heap cacheyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is designed for today’s most demanding applications that require...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples,...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Internet of Things where a large volume of data needs to be stored and processed...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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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 modelsGPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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