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DBMS > CrateDB vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Neo4j vs. Riak TS vs. SQLite

System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Neo4j vs. Riak TS vs. SQLite

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneCloud-based data warehousing serviceScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.91
Rank#182  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#11  Search engines
Score1.93
Rank#124  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score58.03
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score128.68
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitecrate.iowww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehouseneo4j.comriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsneo4j.com/­docswww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperCrateIBMNeo4j, Inc.Basho TechnologiesDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release20132014200720152000
Current release4.4.0, December 20213.37.0  (27 November 2021), November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, ScalaErlangC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMhostedLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
server-less
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-free and schema-optionalschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.nono infoImport/export of XML data possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucenerestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyesnonoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsPL/SQL, SQL PLyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnoyesyes infovia event handleryes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes using Neo4j FabricShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsno infolinks between datasets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)nono
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CrateDBIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBNeo4jRiak TSSQLite
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Neo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Neo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Over 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Neo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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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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