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System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Hypertable vs. Neo4j

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopOpen source graph database
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSWide column storeGraph DBMS
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Score0.24
Rank#270  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.09
Rank#312  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score50.63
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgwww.hawkular.orgneo4j.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guideneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperSoftmotionsCommunity supported by Red HatHypertable Inc.Neo4j, Inc.
Initial release2012201420092007
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20164.1.1, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++Java, Scala
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesnoyes
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.no
Secondary indexesnonorestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryHTTP RESTC++ API
Thrift
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersnoyes infovia Hawkular Alertingnoyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on CassandraShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factor on file system levelCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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EJDBHawkular MetricsHypertableNeo4j
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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