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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Hazelcast vs. Neo4j

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingA widely adopted in-memory data gridOpen source graph database
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#211  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score9.72
Rank#42  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score51.34
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputehazelcast.comneo4j.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaHazelcastNeo4j, Inc.
Initial release201620082007
Current release4.0.3, September 20204.1.3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava, Scala
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersnoyes infoEventsyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoReplicated MapCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeHazelcastNeo4j
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Over 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 modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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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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