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System Properties Comparison Firebase Realtime Database vs. jBASE vs. Neo4j vs. Oracle Coherence vs. Stardog

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NameFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareOpen source graph databaseOracles in-memory data grid solutionEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelDocument storeMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
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Score12.35
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score1.99
Rank#114  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score51.21
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score2.38
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
Score0.91
Rank#162  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.jbase.comneo4j.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­middleware/­coherence/­overview/­index.htmlwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.jbase.comneo4j.com/­docswww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­middleware/­coherence/­documentation/­index.htmlwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014ZumasysNeo4j, Inc.OracleStardog-Union
Initial release20121991200720072010
Current release5.74.0.0, January 202012c, September 20166.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial 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 serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJava, ScalaJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyesyesyes
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.noyesnono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucenenoyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICnonoSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
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 languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'yesyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsnouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
TriggersCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesyes infovia event handleryes infoLive Eventsyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyyes, with selectable consistency levelMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDconfigurableACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infooptionallyyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)authentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authenticationAccess rights for users and roles
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Firebase Realtime DatabasejBASENeo4jOracle CoherenceStardog
Specific characteristicsNeo4j 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 advantagesNeo4j 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 scenariosReal-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 customersOver 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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