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NameAmazon Neptune
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloud
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.69
Rank#146  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptune
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resources
DeveloperAmazon
Initial release2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyes
Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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 indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-rest
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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Recent citations in the news

Looking under the hood at Amazon Neptune
5 April 2018, ZDNet

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5 April 2018, ComputerWeekly.com (blog)

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29 November 2017, TechCrunch

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