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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. Neo4j vs. Teradata

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableOpen source graph databaseA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelWide column storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score44.16
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score51.04
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score70.55
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitehbase.apache.orgneo4j.comwww.teradata.com
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgneo4j.com/­docsdocs.teradata.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetNeo4j, Inc.Teradata
Initial release200820071984
Current release2.3.4, January 20214.2.4 , March 2021Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Linux
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free and schema-optionalyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersyesyes infovia event handleryes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Causal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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HBaseNeo4jTeradata
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Over 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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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 modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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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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