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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Neo4j vs. Sadas Engine vs. SQL.JS

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsPort of SQLite to JavaScript
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.22
Rank#128  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score57.34
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#373  Overall
#156  Relational DBMS
Score1.20
Rank#180  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgneo4j.comwww.sadasengine.comsql.js.org
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designneo4j.com/­docswww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbsql.js.org/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsNeo4j, Inc.SADAS s.r.l.Alon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release2012200720062012
Current release24.0.1, November 20225.2, November 20228.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, ScalaC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free and schema-optionalyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsnono
Triggersnoyes infovia event handlernono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedyes using Neo4j Fabrichorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlynonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
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
Immediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a file
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache DruidNeo4jSadas EngineSQL.JS
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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