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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. LeanXcale vs. Neo4j vs. Raima Database Manager

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesOpen source graph databaseRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database server
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.04
Rank#165  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.29
Rank#265  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#122  Relational DBMS
Score53.53
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#233  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.leanxcale.comneo4j.comraima.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlneo4j.com/­docsdocs.raima.com
DeveloperFranz Inc.LeanXcaleNeo4j, Inc.Raima Inc.
Initial release2004201520071984
Current release7.0.0, April 20204.1.4, November 202014.1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ScalaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesschema-free and schema-optionalyes
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.no infobulk load of XML files possibleno infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes infothrough Apache Derbynoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
Java
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specification
Triggersyesyes infovia event handleryes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith Federationnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Causal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate 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 integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)no
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphLeanXcaleNeo4jRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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Full ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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Linear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Over 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Neo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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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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