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System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. IBM Db2 vs. Neo4j vs. RDF4J

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxOpen source graph databaseRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBGraph DBMSRDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
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Score0.16
Rank#265  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score168.70
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score51.66
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#220  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websiteesgyn.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2neo4j.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationesgyn.com/­developerswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGneo4j.com/­docsdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperEsgynIBMNeo4j, Inc.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release20151983 infohost version20072004
Current release12.1, October 20164.0.0, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, JavaC and C++Java, ScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free and schema-optionalyes infoRDF Schemas
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresyesyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes
Triggersnoyesyes infovia event handleryes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication between multi datacentersyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Causal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
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)no
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EsgynDBIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2Neo4jRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
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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