Neo4j 4.0 Fabric – A Look Behind the Curtain
This week, Neo4j announced version 4.0, featuring their Fabric database, advertised as offering “unlimited scalability.” They go on to describe it as “Sharding and federation: Neo4j 4.0 now allows for horizontal scaling.
We took a look at what Neo4j says about their new offering, and we’d like to share our findings with you.
|Neo4j 4.0 Fabric||TigerGraph Distributed Database|
|Schema Sharding||User manually shards the schema into different sub-schemas for each machine/database||One schema.|
|Data Loading and Sharding||User manually partitions data and loads separately to each machine/database|
One loading job.
|Querying||User must design multi-stage queries to manually query each machine/database and then stitch results together||Query as a single database.|
|Transactions||Not ACID across the fabric||Full ACID.|
|Summary||Federation of separate databases||True Distributed Database with automatic sharding. No hassle, high performance.|
We invite you to experience the performance, ease of use and true scalability of the TigerGraph Distributed Graph Database. Try it for free on TigerGraph Cloud and be running in just minutes.
The TigerGraph Team