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System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. Apache Drill vs. GridGain vs. Realm

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
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
Score2.38
Rank#124  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score8.71
Rank#51  Overall
#10  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunedrill.apache.orgwww.gridgain.comrealm.io
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourcesdrill.apache.org/­docswww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAmazonApache Software FoundationGridGain Systems, Inc.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2017201220072014
Current release1.20.2, August 2022GridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infoChange Listeners
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 replicasyes (replicated cache)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 sourceyesyes infoIn-Memory realm
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 sourceSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyes

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