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System Properties Comparison MarkLogic vs. Memgraph vs. Neo4j

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NameMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseAn open source graph database built for real-time streaming and compatible with Neo4jScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offerings
Primary database modelDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Graph DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.49
Rank#58  Overall
#10  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#5  Search engines
Score3.17
Rank#107  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Score46.61
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.marklogic.commemgraph.comneo4j.com
Technical documentationdocs.marklogic.commemgraph.com/­docsneo4j.com/­docs
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookGitHubDiscord
DeveloperMarkLogic Corp.Memgraph LtdNeo4j, Inc.
Initial release200120172007
Current release11.0, December 20225.16, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++Java, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free and schema-optional
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL92nono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersyesyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioningyes using Neo4j Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication using RAFTCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionACID infowith snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes, with Range Indexesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsUsers, roles and permissionsUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
More information provided by the system vendor
MarkLogicMemgraphNeo4j
Specific characteristicsMemgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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Neo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantagesBusiness Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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Neo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosGraph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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Real-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 modelsYou can check out our pricing model and licenses on the company website .
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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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