DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > InfluxDB vs. Neo4j vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. UniData,UniVerse

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Neo4j vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. UniData,UniVerse

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOpen source graph databaseKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSKey-value storeMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score20.33
Rank#32  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score50.56
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score3.39
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score3.32
Rank#83  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewneo4j.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbneo4j.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmlwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperNeo4j, Inc.OracleRocket Software
Initial release2013200720111985
Current release1.7.8, August 20193.5.8, July 201918.3, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Editioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Neo4j Aura: The simplest way to run Neo4j in the cloud
Implementation languageGoJava, ScalaJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionaloptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesoptionaloptional
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 indexesnoyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
RESTful HTTP APIJava API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.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
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsnoyes
Triggersnoyes infovia event handlernoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyElectable Master-Slave per shardMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights for users and rolesAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBNeo4jOracle NoSQLUniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
» more
Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
» more
Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
» more
Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
» more
Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
» more
Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
» more
Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
» more
Over 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
» more
Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
» more
Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
» more
Neo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
» more
Oracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more
GPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
» more
Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
» more
News

This Week in Neo4j – Full Text Search Tips and Tricks, Learning Geography, MongoDB to Graph
7 December 2019

Graphs on GPUs: 5-Minute Interview with Saul Rosales
6 December 2019

Graphing Space and Time
4 December 2019

This Week in Neo4j – Building a Fashion Knowledge Graph, Carrefour Basket Dataset Challenge, Community detection on Game of Thrones, Analysing Network Traffic
30 November 2019

#GraphCast: “All Graph Databases Are Not Created Equal”
29 November 2019

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
InfluxDBNeo4jOracle NoSQLUniData,UniVerse
DB-Engines blog posts

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Applying Graph Analytics to Game of Thrones
12 June 2019, Amy Hodler & Mark Needham, Neo4j (guest author)

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

The openCypher Project: Help Shape the SQL for Graphs
22 December 2015, Emil Eifrem (guest author)

show all

Conferences and events

GraphConnect 2020
New York, USA, 20-22 April 2020

Recent citations in the news

InfluxData Brings InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 Serverless Platform to Europe to Support Enterprise Transformation with Time Series Technology
14 November 2019, Business Wire

DevOps Chats: InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 Managed Service for Time Series Data
20 November 2019, DevOps.com

Creating Your Personal IoT/Utility Dashboard Using Grafana, Influxdb & Telegraf on a Raspberry Pi
12 November 2019, IoT For All

InfluxData Adds Major New Customers in 2019 — Underscoring the Extensive Demand and Capabilities of Time Series Technology
27 November 2019, Business Wire

news digest: ONNX at LF AI Foundation, InfluxDB Cloud 2.0, and IBM partners with Stanford Human-Centered AI Institute - SD Times
15 November 2019, SDTimes.com

provided by Google News

Neo4J Launches Cloud Graph Database
13 November 2019, iProgrammer

Neo4j Releases Native Graph Database as a Service Platform
12 November 2019, Database Trends and Applications

Graph Database Market 2019 Growth Strategies | triAGENS GmbH(Arango DB), Neo4j, Inc, OrientDB Ltd, Cayley
5 December 2019, Premier Herald 24

Neo4j is the Graph Database of Choice for World's Top Financial Services Organizations
22 October 2019, PRNewswire

GPU Database Market 2018-2027 Regional Analysis, Industry Size, Emerging Trends and Top Manufacturers are Blazegraph, BlazingDB, Brytlyt, Fuzzy Logix, Jedox, Kinetica DB, Neo4j, OmniSci, SQream Technologies
10 December 2019, Downey Magazine

provided by Google News

Oracle Patches 219 Security Vulnerabilities – 142 Remotely Exploitable
16 October 2019, Computer Business Review

Oracle NoSQL Database
3 April 2018, TechTarget

Oracle Defies Self With 'NoSQL' Database
3 October 2011, Wired News

Oracle drops 219 fixes in October 2019 critical patch update
17 October 2019, CSO Australia

Oracle's Latest CPU Includes 20 Security Patches for Java SE
22 October 2019, ADT Magazine

provided by Google News

Rocket Software UniData Offers High Level of Performance for the Society of Authors
23 October 2019, Database Trends and Applications

NCAR + UCAR joint exhibits
9 November 2019, UCAR

Telia Carrier Welcomes Unidata to its Rome PoP
15 January 2019, Business Wire

Rocket Software Continues Modernization of UniData
26 July 2017, PR Newswire

Data + software services
21 August 2018, UCAR

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

EIM Software Development Engineer
City of Tacoma, Tacoma, WA

Systems Administrator
Red Hat, Inc., Raleigh, NC

Research Computing Specialist
Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Infrastructure Engineer
Logikcull, Remote

Production Engineer
Palantir Technologies, New York, NY

AI Scientist (PwC Labs)
PwC, Tampa, FL

Solution Architect
EY, United States

Data Analyst - Neo4J - Data Scientist
Capgemini, Atlanta, GA

Computer Scientist - Level 1
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA

Data Scientist
Colsh Consultants, Georgia

Java with Groovy and NoSQL
Avani Technology Solutions Inc, Austin, TX

Research Scientist
NCSA/UofI, Urbana, IL

Data Scientist
XPO Logistics, Lebanon, IN

Developer
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Rockville, MD

Technology Intern
Warner Bros. Entertainment Group, Burbank, CA

Computer Programmer - Unidata
American Auto Shield, Lakewood, CO

Developer
Benco Dental, Pittston, PA

Database Administrator
Kansas City Kansas Community College, Kansas City, KS

Unidata Technical Summer Internship
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO

Analyst, Data (Re-advertised)
Guilford Technical Community College, Jamestown, NC

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here