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System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. Apache Drill vs. CrateDB vs. Greenplum vs. TimesTen

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageDistributed Date Store based on LuceneAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.09
Rank#103  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#3  RDF stores
Score3.08
Rank#104  Overall
#21  Document stores
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#183  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score13.33
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score1.67
Rank#136  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunedrill.apache.orgcrate.iogreenplum.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourcesdrill.apache.org/­docscrate.io/­docsdocs.greenplum.orgdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAmazonApache Software FoundationCratePivotal Software Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20172012201320051998
Current release1.19.0, June 20216.7.1, April 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes infosince Version 4.2no
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes, but no triggers and constraintsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsuser defined functionsyesPL/SQL
Triggersnononoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourcenonoyes
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 sourcerights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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