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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. GridDB vs. Machbase vs. Neo4j

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offerings
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.21
Rank#286  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score1.25
Rank#157  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score59.35
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websiteaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financegriddb.netwww.machbase.comneo4j.com
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.netmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overviewneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperAxibase CorporationToshiba CorporationMachbaseNeo4j, Inc.
Initial release2013201320132007
Current release155854.6, February 2021V6.5, August 20214.4.9, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++CJava, Scala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersyesyesnoyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingyes using Neo4j Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID at container levelnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple password-based access controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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AxibaseGridDBMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxNeo4j
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Neo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Neo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Over 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Neo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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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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