DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > EsgynDB vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Neo4j vs. OpenQM

System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Neo4j vs. OpenQM

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerOpen source graph databaseQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.15
Rank#266  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#248  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score31.41
Rank#25  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score51.21
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#244  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websiteesgyn.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaseneo4j.comwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationesgyn.com/­developersspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­sql-databaseneo4j.com/­docswww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperEsgynSpotifyMicrosoftNeo4j, Inc.Martin Phillips
Initial release20152014201020071993
Current releaseV124.0.0, January 20203.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++, JavaJavaC++Java, Scala
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free and schema-optionalyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored ProceduresnoTransact SQLyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes
Triggersnonoyesyes infovia event handleryes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication between multi datacentersyesyes, with always 3 replicas availableCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
EsgynDBHeroicMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureNeo4jOpenQM infoalso called QM
Specific characteristicsCapabilities for Operational/Transactional Workloads Deep Integration with HBase...
» more
Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
» more
Competitive advantagesEsgynDB is ideally suited to supporting Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing...
» more
Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
» more
Typical application scenariosIdeally suited to scenarios where high speed continuous data ingestion is required...
» more
Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
» more
Key customersEsgynDB's customers are worldwide, with several in the Global Fortune 500, including...
» more
Over 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
» more
Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsEsgynDB Enterprise Edition is the commercially supported version of Apache Trafodion...
» more
GPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
» more
News

Performant Queries on Highly Connected, Growing Data
26 February 2020

Pokégraph: Gotta Graph ‘Em All!
25 February 2020

Sharding the LDBC Social Network
24 February 2020

This Week in Neo4j – Halin Monitoring, Analyzing CodeMotion Data, Exploring GGCD Graph, Clojure Release, and More 4.0
22 February 2020

#GraphCast: Migrating from Neo4j 3.5 to 4.0
21 February 2020

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
EsgynDBHeroicMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureNeo4jOpenQM infoalso called QM
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Applying Graph Analytics to Game of Thrones
12 June 2019, Amy Hodler & Mark Needham, Neo4j (guest author)

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

The openCypher Project: Help Shape the SQL for Graphs
22 December 2015, Emil Eifrem (guest author)

show all

Conferences and events

GraphConnect 2020
New York, USA, 20-22 April 2020

Recent citations in the news

Mphasis partners with Esgyn Corporation to provide specialized solutions to clients looking to harness big data
28 May 2019, Moneycontrol

Esgyn Strato: Esgyn announces a Hybrid / Multi Cloud Big Data Platform Service to run and optimize your b..
30 November 2018, Markets Insider

Mphasis partners with Esgyn Corporation to optimize Open-Source frameworks and expand industry footprint
24 May 2019, PRNewswire

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Trafodion™ as a Top-Level Project
10 January 2018, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

Introduction to Azure SQL Database Auto-Failover Groups
17 February 2020, Database Journal

SentryOne Launches New Experience for Teams Managing Database Performance Monitoring
11 February 2020, Yahoo Finance

SentryOne to Share Intelligent DataOps Insights at Gartner Data & Analytics Summit in London
25 February 2020, Yahoo Finance

Microsoft Azure Updates: Cloud vulnerabilities; Shared Disks; Connected Vehicle Platform; New partnerships; Great Barrier Reef
15 February 2020, MSDynamicsWorld.com

AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
3 February 2020, Techwire.net

provided by Google News

Neo4j 4.0 graph database platform brings unlimited scaling
4 February 2020, TechCrunch

Neo4j Updates Graph Database
6 February 2020, ADT Magazine

Neo4j Marks Another Year of Product, Customer and Community Momentum
29 January 2020, PRNewswire

Whaddya mean, 'niche'?! Neo4j's chief scientist schools El Reg on graph databases
5 February 2020, The Register

GPU Database Market Ongoing Trends and Recent Developments: Kinetica, Blazegraph, Neo4j, Omnisci, Jedox, Sqream, Zilliz, Brytlyt, Nvidia, Blazingdb, Graphistry, Heterodb
26 February 2020, News Times

provided by Google News

Encompass Eliminates Downtime with jBASE from Zumasys
2 October 2018, GlobeNewswire

Seamlessly Transfer MultiValue Data into Microsoft SQL Server
16 November 2011, International Spectrum Magazine

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

TJJD - Database Administrator II - Database Administrator - (AUS) - 9511
TEXAS JUVENILE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT, Austin, TX

Senior Professional Azure Database Administrator
DXC, Texas

Database Administrator
CorVel Corporation, Portland, OR

Azure Data Engineer
West Advanced Technologies (WATI), Downey, CA

SQL DBA - San Antonio, TX
Infosys Limited, San Antonio, TX

Entry Level Data Scientist
RTI International, Durham, NC

Vice President, Architecture
JP Morgan Chase, Plano, TX

Data Scientist - Defense & Intelligence
Elder Research Inc, Charlottesville, VA

Data Analyst
Kharon, Los Angeles, CA

Data Scientist
Colsh Consultants, Georgia

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Present your product here