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

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NameBangdb  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionConverged and high performance database for device data, events, time series, document and graphUltra-low latency distributed database with an intuitive REST API supporting NoSQL and SQL (including joins). Deployment of functions and databases simultaneously with a consolidated node-level architecture.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
Document storeGraph DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.11
Rank#318  Overall
#43  Document stores
#30  Graph DBMS
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#258  Overall
#39  Document 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.comharperdb.ioneo4j.comorientdb.org
Technical documentationbangdb.com/­developerharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewneo4j.com/­docswww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperSachin Sinha, BangDBHarperDBNeo4j, Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release2012201720072010
Current releaseBangDB 2.0, October 20213.1, August 20214.4.10, August 20223.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD 3commercial infofree community edition 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++Node.jsJava, ScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
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-freedynamic schemaschema-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, eventsyes infoJSON data typesyesyes
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, geospatialyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL like support with command line toolSQL-like data manipulation statementsnoSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
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#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
.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 proceduresnoCustom Functions infosince release 3.1yes 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 algorithmA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusteryes using Neo4j FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor, Knob for CAP (enterprise version only)yes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedCausal 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 integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, optimistic concurrency controlyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, implements WAL (Write ahead log) as wellyes, using LMDByesyes
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 modeyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes (enterprise version only)Access rights for users and rolesUsers, 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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BangdbHarperDBNeo4jOrientDB
Specific characteristicsBangDB is a converged NoSql database platform which natively integrated streaming,...
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HarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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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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By combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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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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Use cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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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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A few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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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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Over 94K total HarperDB users : 16,500+ npm downloads 73,600+ on Docker Hub 4,200+...
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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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HarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A data base is only as powerful as it...
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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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