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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Derby vs. FatDB vs. Neo4j

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Derby vs. FatDB vs. Neo4j

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.A .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Scalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offerings
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Graph DBMS
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Score0.41
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score5.12
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score57.98
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storedb.apache.org/­derbyneo4j.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software FoundationFatCloudNeo4j, Inc.
Initial release2016199720122007
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20204.3.7, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC#Java, Scala
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMWindowsLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serverno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
JavaC#.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresyes infovia applicationsyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersnoyesyes infovia applicationsyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingyes using Neo4j Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 based on subaccounts and tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBFatDBNeo4j
Specific characteristicsNeo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersOver 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 modelsGPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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