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System Properties Comparison Neo4j vs. TerminusDB vs. Trino

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NameNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparisonTrino  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationshipsFast distributed SQL query engine for big data analytics. Forked from Presto and originally named PrestoSQL
Primary database modelGraph DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
Document store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score45.75
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#320  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Score5.44
Rank#59  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websiteneo4j.comterminusdb.comtrino.io
Technical documentationneo4j.com/­docsterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#trino.io/­broadcast
trino.io/­docs/­current
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHub
DeveloperNeo4j, Inc.DataChemist Ltd.Trino Software Foundation
Initial release200720182012 info2020 rebranded from PrestoSQL
Current release5.21.2, July 202411.0.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL V3Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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.Starburst Galaxy offers a feature-rich user interface to connect all your data sources, manage your Trino clusters, and query your data.
Implementation languageJava, ScalaProlog, RustJava
Server operating systemsLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS infofor devlopment
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucenedepending on connected data-source
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (WOQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Trino CLI
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyesyes, depending on connected data-source
Triggersyes infovia event handleryesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes using Neo4j FabricGraph Partitioningdepending on connected data-source
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyJournaling Streamsdepending on connected data-source
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
depending on connected data-source
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDdepending on connected data-source
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory journalingdepending on connected data-source
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Role-based access controlSQL standard access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Neo4jTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemistTrino
Specific characteristicsNeo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Trino is the fastest open source, massively parallel processing SQL query engine...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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High performance analtyics and data processing of very large data sets Powerful ANSI...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Performant analytics query engine for data warehouses, data lakes, and data lakehouses...
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Key customersOver 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Trino is widely adopted across the globe as freely-available open source software....
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
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33000+ commits in GitHub 8200+ stargazers in GitHub 1200+ pull requests merged 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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Trino is an open source project and usage is therefore free. Commercial offerings...
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