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System Properties Comparison Neo4j vs. Sadas Engine vs. SingleStore vs. SQream DB

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NameNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  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 offeringsSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typea GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score58.03
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#329  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Score6.66
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#226  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Websiteneo4j.comwww.sadasengine.comwww.singlestore.comsqream.com
Technical documentationneo4j.com/­docswww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.singlestore.comdocs.sqream.com
DeveloperNeo4j, Inc.SADAS s.r.l.SingleStore Inc.SQream Technologies
Initial release2007200620132014
Current release4.4.3, January 20228.07.6, November 20212021.2, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree trial version availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Neo4j Aura: Neo4j’s fully managed cloud service: The zero-admin, always-on graph database for cloud developers.SingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, modern cloud database for both operational (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) workloads. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities
Implementation languageJava, ScalaC++C++, GoC++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredLinux
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes, 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 Luceneyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsnoyesuser defined functions in Python
Triggersyes infovia event handlernonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes using Neo4j Fabrichorizontal partitioningSharding infohash partitioninghorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlynoneSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
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'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Neo4jSadas EngineSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSQream DB
Specific characteristicsNeo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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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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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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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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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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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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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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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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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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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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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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