DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Neo4j vs. Raima Database Manager vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison Neo4j vs. Raima Database Manager vs. Teradata Aster

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score57.16
Rank#18  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#228  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Websiteneo4j.comraima.com
Technical documentationneo4j.com/­docsdocs.raima.com
DeveloperNeo4j, Inc.Raima Inc.Teradata
Initial release200719842005
Current release4.3.2, July 202115, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Neo4j Aura: Neo4j’s fully managed cloud service: The zero-admin, always-on graph database for cloud developers.
Implementation languageJava, ScalaC
Server operating systemsLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possibleyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationR packages
Triggersyes infovia event handleryesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes using Neo4j Fabrichorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlySource-replica replicationyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
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 Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Neo4jRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaTeradata Aster
Specific characteristicsNeo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
» more
Competitive advantagesNeo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
» more
Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
» more
Key customersOver 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
» more
Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsGPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
» more
News

This Week in Neo4j – API Summit, GraphQL, Modeling, Nextjs, Image Recognition, KarateClub, Migration
31 July 2021

Webinar Spotlight on Summertime Classics
28 July 2021

This Week in Neo4j – DeFi Blockchain Graph, FlatData, NER with SpaCy, NODES talks on API, App Development, DevOps, GraphQL, Bloom, Visual Query Builder
24 July 2021

#GraphCast: Graph-Native Scale, the Trillion+ Relationship Graph
23 July 2021

Certified Neo4j Professional T-Shirts Are Back!
22 July 2021

Raima Announces Release of Raima Database Manager (RDM) v15, a Powerful Embedded Time Series Database
10 June 2021

Raima Announces Release of Raima Database Manager (RDM) v14.2, a Powerful IoT Edge Embedded Database
8 October 2020

Raima Joins BlackBerry QNX Channel Partner Program to Deliver Safety-Critical and Secure Software Solutions for the IoT Edge Industry
1 October 2020

Raima Expands Their Reseller Network in Asia
19 May 2020

Raima and MontaVista announce strategic partnership
14 May 2020

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesGraphable delivers expert services for Neo4j and other Graph DBMS.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Neo4jRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaTeradata Aster
DB-Engines blog posts

Applying Graph Analytics to Game of Thrones
12 June 2019, Amy Hodler & Mark Needham, Neo4j (guest author)

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

The openCypher Project: Help Shape the SQL for Graphs
22 December 2015, Emil Eifrem (guest author)

show all

Recent citations in the news

How Neo4j Makes The Hiring Process Smooth
30 July 2021, Analytics India Magazine

14 Year Old Database Startup Raises $325M To Challenge Oracle
3 July 2021, Forbes

AWS Neptune update: Machine learning, data science, and the future of graph databases
30 July 2021, ZDNet

Graph Database Market Opportunities: Industry Report by | IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, AWS, Neo4j, OrientDB, TIBCO, Franz, OpenLink Software, MarkLogic – Domestic Violence
28 July 2021, Domestic Violence

Non-relational's quiet revolution in databases
1 July 2021, TechRepublic

provided by Google News

Raima Announces Release of Raima Database Manager (RDM) v15, a Powerful Embedded Time Series Database
10 June 2021, goskagit.com

What's the Difference Between SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL?
28 July 2016, Electronic Design

provided by Google News

An overview of the Teradata Aster Analytics platform - TechTarget
31 May 2017, TechTarget

Teradata Aster gets graph database, HDFS-compatible file store
8 October 2013, ZDNet

Teradata Aster Analytics Going Places: On Hadoop and AWS
24 August 2016, PR Newswire

Teradata platform helps big-data analysts ask the right questions
23 October 2013, GCN.com

Case study: Siemens reduces train failures with Teradata Aster
12 September 2016, RCR Wireless News

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

QA Tester
W@tchTower, Remote

Customer Success Manager (Remote)
Neo4j, United States

Data Scientist
MK Analytics, Remote

Database Architect
Nuanza Inc, Remote

Neo4j User Community Lead - Remote
Neo4j, United States

Data Scientists – Machine Learning
Brielle Technologies, Alpharetta, GA

Sr Director, Data and Quality Management
Tidal Basin, Alexandria, VA

Data Analyst
Zander Insurance Agency, Nashville, TN

Information Technology Architect - Data
Judicial Council of California, San Francisco, CA

Enterprise Data & Analysis (EDA) - Data Solutions Architect - Opportunity for Working Remotely San Francisco, CA
VMware, San Francisco, CA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here