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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Faircom DB vs. Neo4j

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Open source graph database
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
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
Score0.45
Rank#237  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score53.79
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbneo4j.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodblearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazonFairCom CorporationNeo4j, Inc.
Initial release201219792007
Current releaseV12, November 20204.2.2, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++Java, Scala
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Causal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
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
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes 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 regiontunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes
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)Fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACENeo4j
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Over 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Neo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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GPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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