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System Properties Comparison Neo4j vs. OrientDB vs. Sadas Engine vs. SAP IQ

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NameNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)SADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score57.87
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score4.05
Rank#82  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Score4.71
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websiteneo4j.comorientdb.orgwww.sadasengine.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationneo4j.com/­docswww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperNeo4j, Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPSADAS s.r.l.SAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release2007201020061994
Current release4.3.6, October 20213.1.9, February 20218.016.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infofree trial version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ScalaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)AIX
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language, no joinsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsJava, Javascriptnoyes
Triggersyes infovia event handlerHooksnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes using Neo4j FabricShardinghorizontal partitioningshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMulti-source replicationnoneSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesnoHadoop 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
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyes inforelationship in graphsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights for users and roles; record level security configurableAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Neo4jOrientDBSadas EngineSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
Specific characteristicsNeo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersOver 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 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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