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System Properties Comparison Neo4j vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source graph databaseA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodes
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score54.64
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score4.42
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#44  Relational DBMS
Websiteneo4j.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.html
Technical documentationneo4j.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.html
DeveloperNeo4j, Inc.Oracle
Initial release20072011
Current release4.1.4, November 202020.2, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava, ScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptional
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsno
Triggersyes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table feature
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Neo4jOracle NoSQL
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is designed for today’s most demanding applications that require...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples,...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Internet of Things where a large volume of data needs to be stored and processed...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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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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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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