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System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. Neo4j vs. OrientDB vs. Sadas Engine

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)SADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.30
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score57.87
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score4.05
Rank#82  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websitegriddb.netneo4j.comorientdb.orgwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.netneo4j.com/­docswww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperToshiba CorporationNeo4j, Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release2013200720102006
Current release4.6, February 20214.3.6, October 20213.1.9, February 20218.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++Java, ScalaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)noSQL-like query language, no joinsyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsJava, Javascriptno
Triggersyesyes infovia event handlerHooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes using Neo4j FabricShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes inforelationship in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelACIDACID
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.yesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights for users and roles; record level security configurableAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Neo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Neo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Over 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Neo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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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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