DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Bangdb vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. Neo4j vs. OrientDB

System Properties Comparison Bangdb vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. Neo4j vs. OrientDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameBangdb  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionConverged and high performance database for device data, events, time series, document and graphFully managed big data interactive analytics platformScalable, 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 DBMS infocolumn orientedGraph DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store infoIf a column is of type dynamic docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-types/­dynamic then it's possible to add arbitrary JSON documents in this cell
Event Store infothis is the general usage pattern at Microsoft. Billing, Logs, Telemetry events are stored in ADX and the state of an individual entity is defined by the arg_max(timestamps)
Search engine infosupport for complex search expressions docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­parseoperator FTS, Geospatial docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­geo-point-to-geohash-function distributed search -> ADX acts as a distributed search engine
Time Series DBMS infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer/­time-series-analysis
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.11
Rank#318  Overall
#43  Document stores
#30  Graph DBMS
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score7.30
Rank#60  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score59.35
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score5.21
Rank#78  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websitebangdb.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorerneo4j.comorientdb.org
Technical documentationbangdb.com/­developerdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorerneo4j.com/­docswww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperSachin Sinha, BangDBMicrosoftNeo4j, Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release2012201920072010
Current releaseBangDB 2.0, October 2021cloud service with continuous releases4.4.10, August 20223.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD 3commercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Neo4j Aura: Neo4j’s fully managed cloud service: The zero-admin, always-on graph database for cloud developers.
Implementation languageC, C++Java, ScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeschema-freeFixed schema with schema-less datatypes (dynamic)schema-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 infobool, datetime, dynamic, guid, int, long, real, string, timespan, double: docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes infosecondary, composite, nested, reverse, geospatialall fields are automatically indexedyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL like support with command line toolKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subsetnoSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Microsoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
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
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
.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 proceduresnoYes, possible languages: KQL, Python, Ryes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsJava, Javascript
Triggersyes, Notifications (with Streaming only)yes infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­management/­updatepolicyyes 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 algorithmSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes using Neo4j FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor, Knob for CAP (enterprise version only)yes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Causal 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 accordinglyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Causal 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 dataACIDnoACIDACID
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)Azure Active Directory AuthenticationUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
More information provided by the system vendor
BangdbMicrosoft Azure Data ExplorerNeo4jOrientDB
Specific characteristicsBangDB is a converged NoSql database platform which natively integrated streaming,...
» more
Azure Data Explorer is a fast and highly scalable data exploration service for log...
» more
Neo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
» more
Competitive advantagesConverged Platform to break silos for higher scale and performance BangDB is a novel...
» more
Kusto Query Language (innovative query language, optimized for high performance data...
» more
Neo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
» more
Typical application scenariosIOT and time series data monitoring Devops, servers, network monitoring Real-Time...
» more
IoT applications IoT devices generate billions of sensor readings. Normalizing and...
» more
Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
» more
Key customersCisco, Accenture, Opera, Airpay, CtrlS, makemytrip, wine central, over 150 SaaS customers
» more
Microsoft, DocuSign, Taboola, Bosch, Siemens Healthineers, Bühler, Ecolab, Zoomd
» more
Over 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
» more
Market metricsBangDB is one of the fastest databases in the marke with over 2X performance over...
» more
Azure Data Explorer is the data service for Azure Monitor, Azure Time Series Insights,...
» more
Neo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsBangDB community and enterprise model. Details at https://bangdb.com/pricing/
» more
An Azure Data Explorer cluster is a pair of engine and data management clusters which...
» more
GPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
» more
News

This Week in Neo4j: GraphQL, Low Code, Cybersecurity, Graph Refactoring, and More
13 August 2022

Neo4j Graph Framework and Project Assessment
11 August 2022

How Graphs Power OpenSanctions: The 5-Minute Interview with Friedrich Lindenberg
10 August 2022

From Collected Data to Connected Data: How Knowledge Graphs Are Changing the World
5 August 2022

Empowering Employees With Graph Technology
1 August 2022

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesGraphable delivers expert services for Neo4j and other Graph DBMS.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
BangdbMicrosoft Azure Data ExplorerNeo4jOrientDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Applying Graph Analytics to Game of Thrones
12 June 2019, Amy Hodler & Mark Needham, Neo4j (guest author)

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

The openCypher Project: Help Shape the SQL for Graphs
22 December 2015, Emil Eifrem (guest author)

show all

Graph DBMS increased their popularity by 500% within the last 2 years
3 March 2015, Paul Andlinger

Graph DBMSs are gaining in popularity faster than any other database category
21 January 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Awesome new Features and more Power for Azure Synapse
16 July 2022, Medium

Uptake Fusion to Support Microsoft Azure Data Explorer
1 March 2022, PR Newswire

Azure Data Explorer gets new engine, numerous enhancements and Synapse integration
14 October 2020, ZDNet

Microsoft : FY22Q4 Product Release List
26 July 2022, Marketscreener.com

How to use Azure Data Explorer for big data analysis
12 February 2019, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

The origin of Neo4j
8 August 2022, Analytics India Magazine

Neo4j hosts Graph Data Summit in Bangalore
27 July 2022, Express Computer

The Power of Connected Data for a Smart Nation: Chandra Rangan, CMO, Neo4j
5 August 2022, OpenGov Asia

Announcing Neo4j GraphSummit 2022
23 June 2022, PR Newswire

Neo4j and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) Announce the 2022 Connected Data Fellowship
18 May 2022, PR Newswire

provided by Google News

CallidusCloud Acquires Leading Multi-Model Database Technology
19 September 2017, GlobeNewswire

The 12 Best Graph Databases to Consider for 2022
22 December 2021, Solutions Review

The untapped potential of HPC + graph computing
30 October 2021, VentureBeat

What are graph database query languages?
3 September 2021, VentureBeat

NoSQL Databases | When to Use NoSQL vs SQL
19 January 2022, Server Watch

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Data Analyst/ Data Engineer
C2S Techs, Bellevue, WA

Technical Support Engineering - Azure Cosmos DB
Microsoft, Charlotte, NC

Data & Applied Scientist 2
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Big Data Engineer II
NCR, Atlanta, GA

ETL Developer
Holman, Mount Laurel, NJ

Neo4j Developer (Remote)
CALIBRE Systems, Inc., Alexandria, VA

Neo4J DBA
Realign LLC, New York, NY

Data Engineer
PACCAR, Denton, TX

Middleware Administrator
University of Colorado, Denver, CO

BPMN Camunda Developer (REMOTE!!)
MITSIX, Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here