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DBMS > Amazon Neptune vs. Apache Drill vs. IRONdb vs. Realm vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. Apache Drill vs. IRONdb vs. Realm vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  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 Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataKey-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
Time Series DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.40
Rank#103  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score3.17
Rank#107  Overall
#21  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#349  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score9.51
Rank#51  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.15
Rank#333  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunedrill.apache.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserealm.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourcesdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.circonus.com/­irondbrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAmazonApache Software FoundationCirconus LLC.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019STS Soft SC
Initial release20172012201720142011
Current release1.20.2, August 2022V0.10.20, January 20184.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes 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.nononono
Secondary indexesnononoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)nono
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes, in Luano inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersnononoyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourcenoyes 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 sourcenoyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon NeptuneApache DrillIRONdbRealmSTSdb
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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