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System Properties Comparison HugeGraph vs. Neo4j vs. Spark SQL

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NameHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMSScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelGraph DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.13
Rank#336  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Score44.46
Rank#23  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score18.96
Rank#33  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­hugegraph
hugegraph.apache.org
neo4j.comspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationhugegraph.apache.org/­docsneo4j.com/­docsspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperBaiduNeo4j, Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release201820072014
Current release0.95.19, April 20243.5.0 ( 2.13), September 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, ScalaScala
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Unix
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free and schema-optionalyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoalso supports composite index and range indexyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGroovy
Java
Python
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresasynchronous Gremlin script jobsyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsno
Triggersnoyes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseyes using Neo4j Fabricyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsvia hugegraph-sparkno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoedges in graphyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissionsUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)no
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HugeGraphNeo4jSpark SQL
Specific characteristicsNeo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersOver 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
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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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