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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. EnterpriseDB vs. jBASE vs. Neo4j vs. Stardog

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonEnterpriseDB  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareOpen source graph databaseEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.67
Rank#182  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score2.43
Rank#98  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#120  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score50.56
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.78
Rank#167  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.enterprisedb.comwww.jbase.comneo4j.comwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.enterprisedb.com/­resources/­product-documentationdocs.jbase.comneo4j.com/­docswww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperEnterpriseDBZumasysNeo4j, Inc.Stardog-Union
Initial release20162005199120072010
Current releaseV10, November 20175.73.5.8, July 20196.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languagePythonCJava, ScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptionalyesyes
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 functionality.yesno infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICnoSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yesyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyesyes infovia event handleryes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replicationyesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights for users and roles
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BigchainDBEnterpriseDBjBASENeo4jStardog
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Over 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Neo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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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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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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