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System Properties Comparison MongoDB vs. Neo4j vs. Oracle Coherence
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|Name||MongoDB Xexclude from comparison||Neo4j Xexclude from comparison||Oracle Coherence Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure||Scalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offerings||Oracles in-memory data grid solution|
|Primary database model||Document store||Graph DBMS||Key-value store|
|Secondary database models||Spatial DBMS|
Search engine integrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS Time Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
|Developer||MongoDB, Inc||Neo4j, Inc.||Oracle|
|Current release||6.0.1, August 2022||5.6, March 2023||12c, September 2016|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source MongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.||Open Source GPL version3, commercial licenses available||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no MongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)||no||no|
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|Implementation language||C++||Java, Scala||Java|
|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Linux Can also be used server-less as embedded Java database.|
|All OS with a Java VM|
|Data scheme||schema-free Although schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.||schema-free and schema-optional||schema-free|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes string, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no|
|Secondary indexes||yes||yes pluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||Read-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI||no||no|
|APIs and other access methods||proprietary protocol using JSON||Bolt protocol|
Cypher query language
Neo4j-OGM Object Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
RESTful HTTP API
|Supported programming languages||Actionscript unofficial driver|
Clojure unofficial driver
ColdFusion unofficial driver
D unofficial driver
Dart unofficial driver
Delphi unofficial driver
Groovy unofficial driver
Lisp unofficial driver
Lua unofficial driver
MatLab unofficial driver
PowerShell unofficial driver
Prolog unofficial driver
R unofficial driver
Smalltalk unofficial driver
|Triggers||yes in MongoDB Atlas only||yes via event handler||yes Live Events|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding Partitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.||yes using Neo4j Fabric||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters|
|Causal Clustering using Raft protocol available in in Enterprise Version only||yes, with selectable consistency level|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||yes||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Eventual Consistency|
Immediate Consistency can be individually decided for each write operation
|Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup|
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no typically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible||yes Relationships in graphs||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||Multi-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation||ACID||configurable|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes optional, enabled by default||yes||yes optionally|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes In-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2||yes|
|User concepts Access control||Access rights for users and roles||Users, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)||authentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authentication|
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|Specific characteristics||Neo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...|
|Competitive advantages||Neo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...|
|Typical application scenarios||Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...|
|Key customers||Over 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...|
|Market metrics||Neo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...|
|Licensing and pricing models||GPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...|
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