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System Properties Comparison Graph Engine vs. Neo4j vs. Quasardb

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NameGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Graph DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.85
Rank#186  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score58.03
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.graphengine.ioneo4j.comquasardb.net
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualneo4j.com/­docsdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperMicrosoftNeo4j, Inc.quasardb
Initial release201020072009
Current release4.4.3, January 20223.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation language.NET and CJava, ScalaC++
Server operating systems.NETLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binary
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 indexesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsno
Triggersnoyes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningyes using Neo4j FabricSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlySource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Cryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
More information provided by the system vendor
Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityNeo4jQuasardb
Specific characteristicsNeo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersOver 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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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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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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