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DBMS > Amazon Aurora vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Amazon Neptune

System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Amazon Neptune

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceFast, reliable graph database built for the cloud
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score10.03
Rank#48  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1.79
Rank#157  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score2.93
Rank#113  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroraaws.amazon.com/­documentdbaws.amazon.com/­neptune
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resources
DeveloperAmazonAmazon
Initial release201520192017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyes
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Server operating systemshostedhostedhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)OpenCypher
RDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicas within a single region. Global database clusters consists of a primary write DB cluster in one region, and up to five secondary read DB clusters in different regions. Each secondary region can have up to 16 reader instances.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-document operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith encyption-at-rest
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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