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System Properties Comparison Neo4j vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. ScyllaDB

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NameNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source graph databaseKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelGraph DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score49.76
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score3.76
Rank#76  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score1.90
Rank#109  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websiteneo4j.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationneo4j.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmldocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperNeo4j, Inc.OracleScyllaDB
Initial release200720112015
Current release4.0.4, May 202019.5, November 2019Scylla Open Source 4.0.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise EditionOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, ScalaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Linux
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionaloptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyes
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 Luceneyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
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 APIProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsnoyes, Lua
Triggersyes infovia event handlernono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyElectable Master-Slave per shardselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationno
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
Eventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)no infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
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.yes infooff heap cacheyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Neo4jOracle NoSQLScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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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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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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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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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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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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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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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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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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