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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Neo4j vs. STSdb

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Open source graph databaseKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSKey-value store
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Score51.21
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#286  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websiteneo4j.comstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerNeo4j, Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release200820072011
Current release7.2.4, September 20124.0.0, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Java, ScalaC#
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free and schema-optionalyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Causal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)no
More information provided by the system vendor
DrizzleNeo4jSTSdb
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersOver 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 modelsGPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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