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DBMS > Neo4j vs. OpenEdge vs. ScyllaDB vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Neo4j vs. OpenEdge vs. ScyllaDB vs. Splunk

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NameNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source graph databaseApplication development environment with integrated database management systemCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score50.18
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score4.85
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score2.48
Rank#111  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score89.91
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteneo4j.comwww.progress.com/­openedgewww.scylladb.comwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationneo4j.com/­docsdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestdocs.scylladb.comdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperNeo4j, Inc.Progress Software CorporationScyllaDBSplunk Inc.
Initial release2007198420152003
Current release4.1.1, July 2020OpenEdge 11.7, March 2017Scylla Open Source 4.0.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalyesschema-freeyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)no infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
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
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyesyes, Luayes
Triggersyes infovia event handleryesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlySource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Users and groupsAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Neo4jOpenEdgeScyllaDBSplunk
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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AdTech ( AdGear , Dstillery , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS , SteelHouse , Xandr) Customer...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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