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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Firebird vs. Neo4j vs. ScyllaDB vs. TigerGraph

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseOpen source graph databaseCassandra-compatible wide column storeA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMSWide column storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.48
Rank#45  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score21.82
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score51.21
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#109  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.87
Rank#165  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.firebirdsql.orgneo4j.comwww.scylladb.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsneo4j.com/­docsdocs.scylladb.comdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperDataStaxFirebird FoundationNeo4j, Inc.ScyllaDB
Initial release20112000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase200720152017
Current release6.7, December 20183.0.5, January 20204.0.0, January 2020Scylla Open Source 3.2.0, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java, ScalaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and schema-optionalschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)SQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPSQLyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsnoyes
Triggersyesyesyes infovia event handlernono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"nonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyesyes
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.yesyes infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights for users can be defined per objectRole-based access control
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Datastax EnterpriseFirebirdNeo4jScyllaDBTigerGraph
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Over 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Neo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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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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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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