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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. jBASE vs. Neo4j vs. Stardog

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareOpen source graph databaseEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Multivalue DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.48
Rank#208  Overall
#30  Document stores
#17  Graph DBMS
#100  Relational DBMS
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score1.61
Rank#120  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score49.46
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#168  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitefauna.comwww.jbase.comneo4j.comwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationfauna.com/­documentationdocs.jbase.comneo4j.com/­docswww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperFauna, Inc.ZumasysNeo4j, Inc.Stardog-Union
Initial release2014199120072010
Current release5.73.5.8, July 20196.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageScalaJava, ScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptionalyesyes
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.noyesno infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICnoSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersnoyesyes infovia event handleryes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMasterlessyesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
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
Immediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
FaunaDBjBASENeo4jStardog
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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Over 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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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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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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