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System Properties Comparison Bangdb vs. Citus vs. Neo4j vs. OrientDB

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NameBangdb  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionConverged and high performance database for device data, events, time series, document and graphScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.21
Rank#321  Overall
#46  Document stores
#33  Graph DBMS
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score3.11
Rank#104  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score57.34
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score4.57
Rank#84  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#13  Key-value stores
Websitebangdb.comwww.citusdata.comneo4j.comorientdb.org
Technical documentationbangdb.com/­developerdocs.citusdata.comneo4j.com/­docswww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperSachin Sinha, BangDBNeo4j, Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release2012201020072010
Current releaseBangDB 2.0, October 20218.1, December 20185.2, November 20223.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD 3Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC, C++CJava, ScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes: string, long, double, int, geospatial, stream, eventsyesyesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyes infosecondary, composite, nested, reverse, geospatialyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL like support with command line toolyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnoSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsJava, Javascript
Triggersyes, Notifications (with Streaming only)yesyes infovia event handlerHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding (enterprise version only). P2P based virtual network overlay with consistent hashing and chord algorithmShardingyes using Neo4j FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor, Knob for CAP (enterprise version only)Source-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable consistency, set CAP knob accordinglyImmediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, optimistic concurrency controlyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, implements WAL (Write ahead log) as wellyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes, run db with in-memory only modeno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes (enterprise version only)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
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BangdbCitusNeo4jOrientDB
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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