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

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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 databaseColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score68.89
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.60
Rank#216  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score53.53
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score22.07
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbneo4j.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodblearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryneo4j.com/­docswww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperAmazonFairCom CorporationNeo4j, Inc.Vertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2012197920072005
Current releaseV12, November 20204.1.4, November 2020Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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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
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-free and schema-optionalyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnoyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
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
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnoneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
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 onlyMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
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
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
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 ConsistentACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes
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)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Amazon DynamoDBFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACENeo4jVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
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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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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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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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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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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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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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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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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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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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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