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System Properties Comparison Neo4j vs. Quasardb vs. ScyllaDB vs. TerarkDB vs. TigerGraph

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NameNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source graph databaseDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseCassandra-compatible wide column storeA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSWide column storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score51.21
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#279  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#109  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.05
Rank#314  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score0.87
Rank#165  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
Websiteneo4j.comwww.quasardb.netwww.scylladb.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationneo4j.com/­docsdoc.quasardb.netdocs.scylladb.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikidocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperNeo4j, Inc.quasardbScyllaDBTerark
Initial release20072009201520162017
Current release4.0.0, January 20203.1, January 2019Scylla Open Source 3.2.0, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial inforestricted open source version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, ScalaC++C++C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infointeger and binaryyesnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes infowith tagsyes infocluster global secondary indicesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)noSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
HTTP APIProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
C++ API
Java API
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsnononoyes
Triggersyes infovia event handlernononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoconsistent hashingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationnonoyes
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
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnononoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoTransient modeyes infoin-memory tablesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Cryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnoRole-based access control
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Neo4jQuasardbScyllaDBTerarkDBTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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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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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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