The Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019

The 15 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

by Noel Yuhanna, March 14, 2019

In our 26-criterion evaluation of NosQL providers, we identified the 15 most significant ones — aerospike, Amazon Web Services (AWS), arangodB, couchbase, datastax, Google, iBM, MarkLogic, Microsoft, MongodB, Neo4j, oracle, ravendB, redis Labs, and saP — and researched, analyzed, and scored them.

Neo4j is a popular NoSQL graph database that supports many use cases.

Neo4j provides an open source property graph database and has an enterprise edition that includes clustering, multiple geographies, and security as well as extensions that support graph analytics and algorithms, visual graph discovery and exploration, and big data integration. Thousands of community deployments and more than 300 customers harness connected data with Neo4j. Neo4j is driving a multivendor initiative to develop an ISO/WG3 standard Graph Query Language with contribution from its Cypher language and the community project. Customer references like its native storage and processing of graph data models and its full ACID-compliant, flexible data models, and high performance for connected data. Customers often use it for realtime recommendations, AI, graph-based search, social networking, IoT analytics, fraud detection,and master data management.

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