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DBMS > Amazon Neptune vs. Apache Drill vs. Couchbase vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. Apache Drill vs. Couchbase vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA distributed document store with a powerful search engine and in-built operational and analytical capabilitiesKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Relational DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
Spatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.89
Rank#111  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score3.00
Rank#108  Overall
#21  Document stores
#56  Relational DBMS
Score26.71
Rank#30  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunedrill.apache.orgwww.couchbase.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourcesdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.couchbase.com
DeveloperAmazonApache Software FoundationCouchbase, Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release2017201220112011
Current release1.20.2, August 2022Server: 7.0, July 2021; Mobile: 3, February 2022; Couchbase Capella, October 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangC#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.no
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIs.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++.Net
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsFunctions and timers in JavaScriptno
Triggersnonoyes infovia the TAP protocolno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyes infoEphemeral buckets
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Depending on the underlying data sourceUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationno
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Amazon NeptuneApache DrillCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseSTSdb
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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