Difference between Neo4j and MariaDB

1. Neo4j :
Neo4j is most famous graph database management system and it is also a NoSQL database system developed by Neo4j, Inc. Neo4j is different from Mysql or MongoDB as it has its features that’s makes it special compared to other Database Management System. Neo4j stores and present data in form of graph not in tabular format or not in a Jason format. Here whole data is represented by nodes and there you can create a relationship between nodes which means whole database collection will look like a graph, which makes it unique from other database management system.

2. MariaDB :
MariaDB is one of most popular open-source relational database management system (RDBMS). It is developed by original developers of MySQL and initially released on 29 October 2009. It has a significantly high number of new features, which makes it better in terms of performance and user-orientation than MySQL. It uses a standard and popular querying language. It runs on different operating systems and supports a variety of programming languages.



Difference between Neo4j and MariaDB :

S.No. Neo4j MariaDB
1. It is developed by Neo4j, Inc. It is developed by MariaDB Foundation.
2. It was initially released in 2007. It was initially released on 29 October 2009.
3. It is written using Java and Scala language. It is written in C and C++ Perl and Bash languages.
4. Server operating systems are Linux, OS X, Solaris, and Windows. Server operating systems are FreeBSD, Linux, Solaris and Windows.
5. It supports Causal Clustering using Raft protocol Replication. It supports both Master-Slave Replication and Master-Master Replication.
6. APIs and other access methods includes Bolt protocol, Cypher query language, Java API, Neo4j-OGM, RESTful HTTP, API, Spring Data Neo4j, TinkerPop 3. APIs and other access methods include ADO.NET, JDBC, ODBC, Proprietary native API.
7. It does not support SQL. It supports SQL.
8. Its primary database model is is Graph DBMS. Its primary database model is is Relational DBMS.
9. It supports .Net, Clojure, Elixir, Go, Groovy, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Scala programming languages. It supports Ada, C, C#, C++, D, Eiffel, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript (Node.js), Objective-C, OCaml, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Scheme, Tcl programming languages.
10. It does not supports Partitioning methods. It supports Horizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster Partitioning methods.
11. Famous companies like medium.com., Stack, Fiverr, Fundamentei, Trendyol Group, double slash, ingsmen Software, GAPO, etc uses Neo4j. Famous companies like Accenture, Docplanner, CUNY, Northrop Grumman, etc uses MariaDB.
12. It provides Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup and Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode in a disrtibution system. It provides us with Immediate Consistency method to ensure consistency in a distributed system.

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