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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Amazon Neptune vs. CouchDB vs. Stardog

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score69.14
Rank#17  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score2.31
Rank#115  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#3  RDF stores
Score16.35
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score1.47
Rank#144  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbaws.amazon.com/­neptunecouchdb.apache.orgwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourcesdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablewww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazonAmazonApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerStardog-Union
Initial release2012201720052010
Current release3.1.1 , September 20207.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nonono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infovia viewsyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions in JavaScriptuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACIDno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith encyption-at-restyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and roles
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Amazon DynamoDBAmazon NeptuneCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"Stardog
Specific characteristicsStardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesStardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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