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System Properties Comparison Neo4j vs. OmniSci vs. Sadas Engine

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NameNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source graph databaseA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score51.21
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#113  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#315  Overall
#130  Relational DBMS
Websiteneo4j.comwww.omnisci.comwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationneo4j.com/­docsdocs.omnisci.com/­latestwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperNeo4j, Inc.MapD Technologies, Inc.SADAS s.r.l.
Initial release200720162006
Current release4.0.0, January 2020V48.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, ScalaC++ and CUDAC++
Server operating systemsLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucenenoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsnono
Triggersyes infovia event handlernono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoRound robinhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMaster-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Neo4jOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018Sadas Engine
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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News

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29 February 2020

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28 February 2020

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26 February 2020

Pokégraph: Gotta Graph ‘Em All!
25 February 2020

Sharding the LDBC Social Network
24 February 2020

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Conferences and events

GraphConnect 2020
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