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System Properties Comparison AnzoGraph DB vs. Neo4j vs. Netezza vs. Redis vs. Snowflake

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NameAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable graph database built for online analytics and data harmonization with MPP scaling, high-performance analytical algorithms and reasoning, and virtualizationScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsIn-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
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Score0.34
Rank#264  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
#12  RDF stores
Score55.75
Rank#18  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score19.24
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score165.25
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score34.75
Rank#26  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzographneo4j.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzaredis.iowww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmneo4j.com/­docsredis.io/­documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperCambridge SemanticsNeo4j, Inc.IBMSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20182007200020092014
Current release2.3, January 20214.3.0, June 20216.2.3, May 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageJava, ScalaC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux infoincluded in applianceBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
hosted
Data schemeSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free and schema-optionalyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.noyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsApache Mule
gRPC
JDBC
Kafka
OData access for BI tools
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Python
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions and aggregatesyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsyesLuauser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infovia event handlernono infopublish/subscribe channels provide limited trigger functionalityno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingyes using Neo4j FabricShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication in MPP-ClusterCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlySource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsKerberos/HDFS data loadingnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency in MPP-ClusterCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Eventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infonot needed in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphsnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Users with fine-grained authorization conceptSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
AnzoGraph DBNeo4jNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMRedisSnowflake
Specific characteristicsNeo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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The Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Redis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Redis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...
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Key customersOver 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
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Most launched Docker container per day according to Docker Hub (7.2M launches per...
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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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Redis Enterprise Cloud lets users scale up and down instantly, and pay only for the...
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