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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. Neo4j vs. NuoDB vs. OpenQM vs. Oracle

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSOpen source graph databaseNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSWidely used RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIGraph DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1266.28
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score50.53
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#160  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#245  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score1336.07
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comneo4j.comwww.nuodb.comwww.openqm.comwww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docneo4j.com/­docsdoc.nuodb.comwww.openqm-zumasys.com/­support/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunNeo4j, Inc.NuoDB, Inc.Martin PhillipsOracle
Initial release19952007201319931980
Current release8.0.18, October 20193.5.8, July 20193.4-1219c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availablecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++Java, ScalaC++C and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeyesschema-free and schema-optionalyesyes infowith some exceptionsyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyesnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsJava, SQLyesPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersyesyes infovia event handleryesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnonedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenyeshorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Causal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDByesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono infocan be realized in PL/SQL
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
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes infoRelationships in graphsyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACID infotunable commit protocolACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes infoMVCCyesyes
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.yesyes infoTemporary tableyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Standard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
MySQLNeo4jNuoDBOpenQM infoalso called QMOracle
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Horizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Oracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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NuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Fast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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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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Subscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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Oracle Database Cloud Services Customers can choose from a wide range of database...
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