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System Properties Comparison Memgraph vs. Neo4j vs. Splunk

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NameMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleOpen source graph databaseAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelGraph DBMSGraph DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.08
Rank#296  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Score48.92
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score88.27
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitememgraph.comneo4j.comwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.memgraph.comneo4j.com/­docsdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperMemgraph LtdNeo4j, Inc.Splunk Inc.
Initial release201720072003
Current release4.0.5, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++Java, Scala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-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.noyes
Secondary indexesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.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
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes
Triggersyes infovia event handleryes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infodynamic graph partitioningnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-Master replication using RAFTCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
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
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infowith snapshot isolationACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissionsUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
MemgraphNeo4jSplunk
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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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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