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System Properties Comparison Lovefield vs. Neo4j vs. Sequoiadb

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NameLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptOpen source graph databaseNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.21
Rank#253  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Score50.53
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#244  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Websitegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldneo4j.comwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdneo4j.com/­docswww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperGoogleNeo4j, Inc.Sequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release201420072013
Current release2.1.12, February 20173.5.8, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava, ScalaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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 indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsJavaScript
TriggersUsing read-only observersyes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneCausal 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 systemCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)simple password-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
LovefieldNeo4jSequoiadb
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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SequoiaDB is a financial-level distributed database including three storage modes:...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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SequoiaDB provides a leading OLTP solution in the industry, and perfectly addresses...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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As a financial-level distributed database management system, SequoiaDB supports distributed...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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China Minsheng Bank ​ Bank of China Hengfeng Bank China GUANGFA Bank PICC China Mobile...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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2017,2018 Gartner’s Database Report Listed More than 1000 enterprise customers and...
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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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Open source GPL/Commercial licensing for enterprise version and services
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