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System Properties Comparison Neo4j vs. ScyllaDB

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NameNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source graph databaseCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelGraph DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score52.23
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score2.14
Rank#112  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websiteneo4j.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationneo4j.com/­docsdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperNeo4j, Inc.ScyllaDB
Initial release20072015
Current release4.2.6, May 2021Scylla Open Source 4.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava, ScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes, Lua
Triggersyes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
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 Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
Neo4jScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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News

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11 May 2021

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10 May 2021

This Week in Neo4j – Neo4j Streams, Event Processing, Py2Neo, News as Knowledge Graphs
8 May 2021

Intelligent Content Curation: 5-Minute Interview with Tourism Media’s Terry Franklin
7 May 2021

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5 May 2021

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Conferences and events

Graph-Centered AppDev Series, What's wrong with your application?
Webinar, Episode 1 [REPLAY], 6 April 2021 - 6 July 2021

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Webinar, 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM GMT, 13 May 2021

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