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System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. Kdb+ vs. Neo4j vs. SingleStore vs. TimesTen

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)High performance Time Series DBMSScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.10
Rank#314  Overall
#41  Document stores
Score8.98
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score60.14
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#61  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score1.71
Rank#137  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgkx.comneo4j.comwww.singlestore.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdcode.kx.comneo4j.com/­docsdocs.singlestore.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperSoftmotionsKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcNeo4j, Inc.SingleStore Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20122000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003200720131998
Current release3.6, May 20184.4.7, May 20227.6, November 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Neo4j Aura: Neo4j’s fully managed cloud service: The zero-admin, always-on graph database for cloud developers.SingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, modern cloud database for both operational (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) workloads. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities
Implementation languageCqJava, ScalaC++, Go
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and schema-optionalyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)noyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
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
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsyesPL/SQL
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsyes infovia event handlernono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningyes using Neo4j FabricSharding infohash partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlySource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accountsUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Fine grained access control via users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EJDBKdb+Neo4jSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTimesTen
Specific characteristicsNeo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersOver 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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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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