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System Properties Comparison FatDB vs. Neo4j vs. SingleStore vs. Yaacomo

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NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Scalable, 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 storageOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Graph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score57.63
Rank#18  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#67  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Websiteneo4j.comwww.singlestore.comyaacomo.com
Technical documentationneo4j.com/­docsdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperFatCloudNeo4j, Inc.SingleStore Inc.Q2WEB GmbH
Initial release2012200720132009
Current release4.3.3, August 20217.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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, most capable cloud database for operational analytics, machine learning, & AI. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities.
Implementation languageC#Java, ScalaC++
Server operating systemsWindowsLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL Servernoyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes
Triggersyes infovia applicationsyes infovia event handlernoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes using Neo4j FabricShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlySource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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FatDBNeo4jSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLYaacomo
Specific characteristicsNeo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersOver 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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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 -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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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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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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