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System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. EsgynDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Neo4j vs. OpenQM

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerOpen source graph databaseQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.74
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score0.15
Rank#266  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score31.41
Rank#25  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score51.21
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#244  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitecloudant.comesgyn.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaseneo4j.comwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comesgyn.com/­developersdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­sql-databaseneo4j.com/­docswww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014EsgynMicrosoftNeo4j, Inc.Martin Phillips
Initial release20102015201020071993
Current releaseV124.0.0, January 20203.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangC++, JavaC++Java, Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhostedLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.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 proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptJava Stored ProceduresTransact SQLyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes
Triggersyesnoyesyes infovia event handleryes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication between multi datacentersyes, with always 3 replicas availableCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
CloudantEsgynDBMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureNeo4jOpenQM infoalso called QM
Specific characteristicsCapabilities for Operational/Transactional Workloads Deep Integration with HBase...
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Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Competitive advantagesEsgynDB is ideally suited to supporting Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing...
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Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Typical application scenariosIdeally suited to scenarios where high speed continuous data ingestion is required...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersEsgynDB's customers are worldwide, with several in the Global Fortune 500, including...
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Over 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 modelsEsgynDB Enterprise Edition is the commercially supported version of Apache Trafodion...
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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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