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

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NameBangdb  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionConverged and high performance database for device data, events, time series, document and graphEnterprise-ready RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support. It supports also SQL JDBC access to Knowledge Graph and GraphQL over SPARQL.Scalable, 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
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.11
Rank#318  Overall
#43  Document stores
#30  Graph DBMS
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score2.55
Rank#113  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score59.35
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score5.21
Rank#78  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websitebangdb.comwww.ontotext.comneo4j.comorientdb.org
Technical documentationbangdb.com/­developergraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationneo4j.com/­docswww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
Social network pagesTwitterLinkedInYouTubeGitHubMedium
DeveloperSachin Sinha, BangDBOntotextNeo4j, Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release2012200020072010
Current releaseBangDB 2.0, October 20219.8, June 20214.4.9, July 20223.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD 3commercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedOpen 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++JavaJava, ScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesschema-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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infosecondary, composite, nested, reverse, geospatialyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL like support with command line toolstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCnoSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
GeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
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#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.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 proceduresnowell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsJava, Javascript
Triggersyes, Notifications (with Streaming only)noyes 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 algorithmnoneyes using Neo4j FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor, Knob for CAP (enterprise version only)Multi-source replicationCausal 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 Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoConstraint checkingyes 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 mode
User concepts infoAccess controlyes (enterprise version only)Default Basic authentication through RDF4J client, or via Java when run with cURL, default token-based in the Workbench or via Rest API, optional access through OpenID or Kerberos single sign-on.Users, 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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BangdbGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMNeo4jOrientDB
Specific characteristicsBangDB is a converged NoSql database platform which natively integrated streaming,...
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GraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Neo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantagesConverged Platform to break silos for higher scale and performance BangDB is a novel...
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GraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Neo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosIOT and time series data monitoring Devops, servers, network monitoring Real-Time...
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Metadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersCisco, Accenture, Opera, Airpay, CtrlS, makemytrip, wine central, over 150 SaaS customers
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BBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Over 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsBangDB is one of the fastest databases in the marke with over 2X performance over...
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GraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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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 modelsBangDB community and enterprise model. Details at https://bangdb.com/pricing/
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GraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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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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