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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Hazelcast vs. Neo4j vs. NuoDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.A widely adopted in-memory data gridOpen source graph databaseNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.48
Rank#212  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score8.36
Rank#45  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score51.66
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#158  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­bolthazelcast.comneo4j.comwww.nuodb.com
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­documentationneo4j.com/­docsdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperHazelcastNeo4j, Inc.NuoDB, Inc.
Initial release2013200820072013
Current release3.12.2, August 20193.5.8, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaJava, ScalaC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful 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
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsJava, SQL
Triggersnoyes infoEventsyes infovia event handleryes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoReplicated MapCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACIDACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Standard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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BoltDBHazelcastNeo4jNuoDB
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Horizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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NuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Over 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Fast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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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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Subscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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