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System Properties Comparison Neo4j vs. Riak TS vs. Sadas Engine vs. SQream DB

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NameNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsa GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score58.03
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#277  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#329  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#226  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Websiteneo4j.comriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.sadasengine.comsqream.com
Technical documentationneo4j.com/­docswww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.sqream.com
DeveloperNeo4j, Inc.Basho TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.SQream Technologies
Initial release2007201520062014
Current release4.4.3, January 20228.02021.2, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Sourcecommercial infofree trial version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ScalaErlangC++C++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucenerestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes
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 API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsJavaScript and Erlangnouser defined functions in Python
Triggersyes infovia event handleryes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes using Neo4j FabricShardinghorizontal partitioninghorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyselectable replication factornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsno infolinks between datasets can be storedyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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'
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)noAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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Neo4jRiak TSSadas EngineSQream DB
Specific characteristicsNeo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Due to exponentially growing data, organizations today are facing slowdowns, with...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Much faster time to insight Analyze significantly more data Achieve previously unobtainable...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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What can you do with 100x faster SQL analytics? Better and more timely decision making...
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Key customersOver 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Some of our customers include: LG Uplus, AIS (Advanced Info Service), ACL Mobile,...
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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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