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System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. Neo4j vs. SAP HANA

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Open source graph databaseIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.20
Rank#280  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score51.34
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score54.24
Rank#19  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgneo4j.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdneo4j.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperSoftmotionsNeo4j, Inc.SAP
Initial release201220072010
Current release4.1.3, October 20202.0 SPS04 (April 5, 2019), April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoalso available as a cloud based service
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava, Scala
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Appliance or cloud-service
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes
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 indexesnoyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsSQLScript, R
Triggersnoyes infovia event handleryes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyyes
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
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)yes
More information provided by the system vendor
EJDBNeo4jSAP HANA
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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