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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 Event Store vs. InfluxDB vs. Neo4j vs. Quasardb

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NameIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#276  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score29.58
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score58.68
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#325  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewneo4j.comquasardb.net
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbneo4j.com/­docsdoc.quasar.ai/­master
DeveloperIBMNeo4j, Inc.quasardb
Initial release2017201320072009
Current release2.02.4, August 20224.4.11, September 20223.13.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++GoJava, ScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes infointeger and binary
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsno
Triggersnonoyes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyyes using Neo4j FabricSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive-active shard replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlySource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration
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
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of dataNo - written data is immutableyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Cryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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IBM Db2 Event StoreInfluxDBNeo4jQuasardb
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Neo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Neo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Over 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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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 modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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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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