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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Amazon Neptune vs. TerarkDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score68.41
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score2.48
Rank#113  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score0.10
Rank#312  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbaws.amazon.com/­neptunegithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourcesgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonAmazonTerark
Initial release201220172016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
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
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith encyption-at-restyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
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)no

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