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System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. Neo4j vs. OpenEdge vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridOpen source graph databaseApplication development environment with integrated database management systemWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelKey-value storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.16
Rank#44  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score50.81
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score4.04
Rank#75  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score2.69
Rank#92  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Score1.01
Rank#146  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Websitehazelcast.comneo4j.comwww.progress.com/­openedgewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­documentationneo4j.com/­docsdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperHazelcastNeo4j, Inc.Progress Software CorporationOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release20082007198419941984
Current release4.0, February 20204.0.2, March 2020OpenEdge 11.7, March 201718.1 (Core), June 20187.3.3.2.0, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, ScalaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
HP Open VMS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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.yes infothe object must implement a serialization strategynoyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infoclose to SQL 92yes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableyes
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyesno
Triggersyes infoEventsyes infovia event handleryesyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated MapCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACIDACIDACIDyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Users and groupsno
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HazelcastNeo4jOpenEdgeOracle Berkeley DBOracle Rdb
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Over 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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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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