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System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. Amazon Neptune

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceFast, reliable graph database built for the cloud
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.12
Rank#161  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score1.86
Rank#120  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbaws.amazon.com/­neptune
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resources
DeveloperAmazon
Initial release20192017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyes
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Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)RDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-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
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith encyption-at-rest
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)

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