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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. c-treeEDGE vs. H2 vs. Neo4j vs. Vertica

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Database built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Open source graph databaseColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.50
Rank#205  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#235  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score7.12
Rank#50  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score51.78
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score22.20
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgewww.h2database.comneo4j.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorylearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlneo4j.com/­docswww.vertica.com/­documentation/­vertica/­9-3-x-documentation
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFairCom CorporationThomas MuellerNeo4j, Inc.Vertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release19791979200520072005
Current releaseV11.5, November 2017V1, Juni 20181.4.200, October 20194.0.2, March 2020Vertica Analytics Platform 9.3.x, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++ANSI C, C++JavaJava, Scala
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Android
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
All OS with a Java VMLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-free and schema-optionalyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infoANSI SQL queriesyesnoyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Java.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++Java Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes
Triggersyesyesyesyes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningnonenoneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMaster-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyes infowhen using SQLyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Fine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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c-treeACEc-treeEDGEH2Neo4jVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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The c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Top Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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c-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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New product
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Over 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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New product
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Neo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Just as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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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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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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