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DBMS > IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. Neo4j

System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. Neo4j

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offerings
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
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Score3.36
Rank#91  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.01
Rank#347  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Score55.75
Rank#18  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.datajaguar.comneo4j.com
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DataJaguar, Inc.Neo4j, Inc.
Initial release201020152007
Current release2.9.4 September 20184.2.6, May 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesJava, Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersyesnoyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes using Neo4j Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaserights management via user accountsUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Neo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Neo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Over 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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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 modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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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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