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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. MonetDB vs. Neo4j vs. TimesTen

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA relational database management system that stores data in columnsOpen source graph databaseIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.31
Rank#262  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score0.98
Rank#172  Overall
#29  Document stores
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#126  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score53.53
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score2.35
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websiteaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.gigaspaces.comwww.monetdb.orgneo4j.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationneo4j.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAxibase CorporationGigaspaces TechnologiesMonetDB BVNeo4j, Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20132000200420071998
Current release1558515.5, September 2020Oct2020, October 20204.1.4, November 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .NetCJava, Scala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free and schema-optionalyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyesyesyes
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.nono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatano
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes, in SQL, C, Ryes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsPL/SQL
Triggersyesyes, event driven architectureyesyes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding via remote tablesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
none infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYCausal 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 integritynonoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AxibaseGigaSpaces InsightEdgeMonetDBNeo4jTimesTen
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Numascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Over 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Neo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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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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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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