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System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. Neo4j vs. Transbase

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandOpen source graph databaseA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.16
Rank#50  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score48.22
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#280  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaseneo4j.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­home.html
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaseneo4j.com/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­info-center/­product-documentation.html
DeveloperEmbarcaderoNeo4j, Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release198420071987
Current releaseInterBase 2017, March 20173.5.8, July 2019Transbase 8.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJava, ScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
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.no infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes
Triggersyesyes infovia event handleryes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change ViewsCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
InterbaseNeo4jTransbase
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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The resource-optimized high-performance database system Transbase® impresses with...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) are placing new demands on database management...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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In following areas we created solutions based on Transbase®, C-chain and SecureBase:...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Together successful through Co-Operation: The successful business principles of the...
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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 modelsGPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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You will receive the Transbase® full version as a Subscription with a term of one...
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