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System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. HyperSQL vs. Neo4j

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBOpen source graph database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score0.16
Rank#265  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score4.95
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score51.66
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websiteesgyn.comhsqldb.orgneo4j.com
Technical documentationesgyn.com/­developershsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmlneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperEsgynNeo4j, Inc.
Initial release201520012007
Current release2.5.0, June 20193.5.8, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, JavaJavaJava, Scala
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
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.NetAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored ProceduresJava, SQLyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersnoyesyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication between multi datacentersnoneCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyes
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)
More information provided by the system vendor
EsgynDBHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBNeo4j
Specific characteristicsCapabilities for Operational/Transactional Workloads Deep Integration with HBase...
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Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Competitive advantagesEsgynDB is ideally suited to supporting Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing...
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Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Typical application scenariosIdeally suited to scenarios where high speed continuous data ingestion is required...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersEsgynDB's customers are worldwide, with several in the Global Fortune 500, including...
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Over 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 modelsEsgynDB Enterprise Edition is the commercially supported version of Apache Trafodion...
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GPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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Conferences and events

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