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System Properties Comparison NebulaGraph vs. Neo4j vs. WakandaDB
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|Name||NebulaGraph Xexclude from comparison||Neo4j Xexclude from comparison||WakandaDB Xexclude from comparison|
|Primary database model||Graph DBMS||Graph DBMS||Object oriented DBMS|
|Developer||Vesoft Inc.||Neo4j, Inc.||Wakanda SAS|
|Current release||5.3, December 2022||2.7.0 (April 29, 2019), April 2019|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Apache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0||Open Source GPL version3, commercial licenses available||Open Source AGPLv3, extended commercial license available|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Neo4j Aura: Neo4j’s fully managed cloud service: The zero-admin, always-on graph database for cloud developers.|
|Server operating systems||Linux||Linux Can also be used server-less as embedded Java database.|
|Data scheme||Strong typed schema||schema-free and schema-optional||yes|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||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||no|
|Secondary indexes||yes Nebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.||yes pluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene|
|SQL Support of SQL||SQL-like query language||no||no|
|APIs and other access methods||Browser interface|
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Cypher query language
Neo4j-OGM Object Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
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|RESTful HTTP API|
|Supported programming languages||C++|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||yes User defined Procedures and Functions||yes|
|Triggers||yes via event handler||yes|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding||yes using Neo4j Fabric||none|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Causal Clustering using Raft protocol||Causal Clustering using Raft protocol available in in Enterprise Version only||none|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup|
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes Relationships in graphs||yes Relationships in graphs|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes using RocksDB||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||no|
|User concepts Access control||Role-based access control||Users, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)||yes|
|More information provided by the system vendor|
|Specific characteristics||NebulaGraph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...|
|Neo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...|
|Competitive advantages||NebulaGraph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...|
|Neo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...|
|Typical application scenarios||Social networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...|
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|Key customers||Currently we have some top internet companies in China implementing NebulaGraph in...|
|Over 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...|
|Market metrics||At our very early stage, NebulaGraph has already received over 8,200 stars and thousands...|
|Neo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...|
|Licensing and pricing models||NebulaGraph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license.|
|GPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...|
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