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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Heroic vs. mSQL vs. Neo4j vs. OpenQM

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSMultivalue DBMS
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Score0.56
Rank#228  Overall
#33  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score1.85
Rank#130  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score57.98
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#255  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlneo4j.comwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewneo4j.com/­docswww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperSpotifyHughes TechnologiesNeo4j, Inc.Martin Phillips
Initial release20132014199420071993
Current release4.4, October 20214.3.7, November 20213.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaCJava, Scala
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free and schema-optionalyes infowith some exceptions
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersnono
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesGoC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes
Triggersnononoyes infovia event handleryes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneyes using Neo4j Fabricyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnoneCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
noneCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyesyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights can be defined down to the item level
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BoltDBHeroicmSQL infoMini SQLNeo4jOpenQM infoalso called QM
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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