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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. EventStoreDB vs. Neo4j

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.Scalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offerings
Primary database modelRelational DBMSEvent StoreGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.02
Rank#189  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#173  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score44.89
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.eventstore.comneo4j.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdevelopers.eventstore.comneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperAltibaseEvent Store LimitedNeo4j, Inc.
Initial release199920122007
Current releasev7.3, 2023, August 202321.2, February 20215.20, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoOpen source edition discontinued with March 2023Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Java, Scala
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersyesyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes using Neo4j Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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AltibaseEventStoreDBNeo4j
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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