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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. HugeGraph vs. Neo4j

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesA fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMSScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offerings
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score0.05
Rank#329  Overall
#148  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#286  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Score60.14
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websitebigobject.iogithub.com/­hugegraphneo4j.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iohugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-docneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.BaiduNeo4j, Inc.
Initial release201520182007
Current release0.94.4.7, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
macOS
Unix
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoalso supports composite index and range indexyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesGroovy
Java
Python
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuaasynchronous Gremlin script jobsyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersnonoyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseyes using Neo4j Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnovia hugegraph-sparkno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyes infoedges in graphyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers, roles and permissionsUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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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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