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System Properties Comparison jBASE vs. Neo4j vs. Realm

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NamejBASE  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareOpen source graph databaseA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMSDocument store
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Score1.76
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score50.53
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score7.97
Rank#45  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitewww.jbase.comneo4j.comrealm.io
Technical documentationdocs.jbase.comneo4j.com/­docsrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperZumasysNeo4j, Inc.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release199120072014
Current release5.73.5.8, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Neo4j Aura: The simplest way to run Neo4j in the cloud
Implementation languageJava, Scala
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptionalyesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyesyes infovia event handleryes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)yes
More information provided by the system vendor
jBASENeo4jRealm
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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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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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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