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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Neo4j vs. SAP IQ

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudOpen source graph databaseColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument store
Key-value store
Graph DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.80
Rank#186  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score69.14
Rank#17  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score53.79
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score4.97
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbneo4j.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbneo4j.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonNeo4j, Inc.SAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release2016201220071994
Current release4.2.2, January 202116.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, Scala
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenonoyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RESTful HTTP APIBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes
Triggersnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes infovia event handleryes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlySAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeAmazon DynamoDBNeo4jSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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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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