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System Properties Comparison Neo4j vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. RavenDB

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NameNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source graph databaseEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score50.53
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score2.57
Rank#100  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score3.88
Rank#73  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websiteneo4j.comwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverravendb.net
Technical documentationneo4j.com/­docswww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperNeo4j, Inc.PerconaHibernating Rhinos
Initial release200720082010
Current release3.5.8, July 20198.0.17-8, October 20194.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, ScalaC and C++C#
Server operating systemsLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yes
Secondary indexesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyesyes
Triggersyes infovia event handleryesyes
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 onlyMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
XtraDB Cluster
Multi-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
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
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
More information provided by the system vendor
Neo4jPercona Server for MySQLRavenDB
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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100% drop in replacement for MySQL Provides enterprise-grade features in an open...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Open source product means improved ROI and no vendor lock-in MyRocks reduces write-amplification...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Transaction-based web site E-commerce applications Structured and predictable data...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Facebook Bloomberg EA Sports Advertise.com Rent the Runway Pepper.com Pivotal Big...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Over 4,500,000 downloads 1000+ customers. Awarded Bronze Stevie® Award winner ​
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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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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Open source and 100% free of fees and license agreements
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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