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DBMS > KairosDB vs. Neo4j vs. SAP Adaptive Server vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison KairosDB vs. Neo4j vs. SAP Adaptive Server vs. Transbase

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NameKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Scalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith Boeing's Spatial Query Server
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.06
Rank#210  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score55.43
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score43.05
Rank#25  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#274  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbneo4j.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationkairosdb.github.ioneo4j.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­viewer/­product/­SAP_ASEwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperNeo4j, Inc.SAP, SybaseTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2013200719871987
Current release1.2.2, November 20185.4, January 202316.0Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, ScalaC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsJava and Transact-SQLyes
Triggersnoyes infovia event handleryesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandrayes using Neo4j Fabrichorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
KairosDBNeo4jSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASETransbase
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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