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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Neo4j vs. Postgres-XL vs. RocksDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.The Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Open source graph databaseBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineGraph DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.48
Rank#212  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score2.81
Rank#91  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score51.66
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#211  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score2.61
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlneo4j.comwww.postgres-xl.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsaneo4j.com/­docswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleNeo4j, Inc.Facebook, Inc.
Initial release2013200220072014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2013
Current release3.5.8, July 201910 R1, October 20186.5.2, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJava, ScalaCC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnoyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infovia event handleryesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonehorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID infoMVCCyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUser authentication via various security protocolsUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
BoltDBGoogle Search ApplianceNeo4jPostgres-XLRocksDB
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 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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