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System Properties Comparison jBASE vs. MemSQL vs. Neo4j vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Stardog

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NamejBASE  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageOpen source graph databaseWidely used in-process key-value storeEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.23
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score6.01
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score50.63
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score3.56
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Score1.45
Rank#144  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Websitewww.jbase.comwww.memsql.comneo4j.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationdocs.jbase.comdocs.memsql.comneo4j.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperZumasysMemSQL Inc.Neo4j, Inc.Oracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleStardog-Union
Initial release19912013200719942010
Current release5.77.1.7, August 20204.1.2, September 202018.1 (Core), June 20187.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infocommercial license availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++Java, ScalaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)Java
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and schema-optionalschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptionalyesyesnoyes
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.yesnoyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes, but no triggers and foreign keysnoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsnouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesnoyes infovia event handleryes infoonly for the SQL APIyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlySource-replica replicationMulti-source replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency only within each nodeCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)noAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
jBASEMemSQLNeo4jOracle Berkeley DBStardog
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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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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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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