Compare MongoDB vs. Neo4j

MongoDB is ranked 2nd in NoSQL Databases with 4 reviews while Neo4j is ranked 5th in NoSQL Databases with 1 review. MongoDB is rated 8.0, while Neo4j is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of MongoDB writes "Scales well and is easy to replicate but needs more stable indexes". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Neo4j writes "Creates the ability to visualize outputs. There are concerns about performance and product scalability". MongoDB is most compared with InfluxDB, Scylla and Oracle NoSQL, whereas Neo4j is most compared with Cassandra, DataStax and MarkLogic.
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Pros
It's easy to add and remove things in MongoDB. You can alter the tables. MongoDB is faster at reading, slower at writings.We haven't had any issues with stability.Scalability seems good. I've never been even close to finding the limits. I've run a couple of notes of redundancy but I've never had any problems with scalability.Easier to maintain the data with its document-based storage.The installation is very stable.

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Enables people to understand what the business problem is and how the technology helps.Creates the ability to visualize outputs.

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The transaction could use improvement. From MySQL, for example, you cannot create a transaction if you are reading and writing a document at the same time.We find it difficult to incorporate MongoDB in some projects.More stable indexes would be helpful in a future release. That's been an issue for some time. I don't know if it's been fixed now but we transitioned to it because we needed a search index to be able to search for things and if that goes or starts disappearing, we have to move away from that solution. I don't know if they fixed it, last time I had this issue was three years ago so they might have solved it.The improvements could be made to intelligence to detect disk storage and prevent MongoDB from crashing.

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There are concerns about performance and whether the tool can necessarily scale to provide the solution.

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2nd
out of 14 in NoSQL Databases
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Reviews
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5th
out of 14 in NoSQL Databases
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2,008
Comparisons
1,461
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
117
Avg. Rating
7.0
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Overview
Open source database alternative to relational databases. It simplifies development and is extremely scalable.

Neo4j is a highly scalable, native graph database purpose-built to leverage not only data but also its relationships.

Neo4j's native graph storage and processing engine deliver constant, real-time performance, helping enterprises build intelligent applications to meet today’s evolving data challenges.

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