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System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. FaunaDB vs. Neo4j vs. TimesTen

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Strongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityOpen source graph databaseIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.20
Rank#272  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score1.70
Rank#130  Overall
#19  Document stores
#8  Graph DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score50.18
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#115  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgfauna.comneo4j.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.fauna.comneo4j.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperSoftmotionsFauna, Inc.Neo4j, Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2012201420071998
Current release4.1.1, July 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCScalaJava, Scala
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinuxLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idnoyesyes
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
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryRESTful HTTP APIBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsPL/SQL
Triggersnonoyes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoIdentity management, authentication, and access controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EJDBFaunaDBNeo4jTimesTen
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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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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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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