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System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. Cassandra vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. OpenEdge vs. OrigoDB

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Wide column storeWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.96
Rank#115  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score120.36
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score4.86
Rank#65  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score3.80
Rank#79  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#309  Overall
#41  Document stores
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunecassandra.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.progress.com/­openedgeorigodb.com
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourcescassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazonApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookMicrosoftProgress Software CorporationRobert Friberg et al
Initial release20172008201219842009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release3.11.6, February 2020OpenEdge 11.7, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC#
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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.nonononono infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesnorestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noyes infoclose to SQL 92no
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyesyes
Triggersnoyesnoyesyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4horizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Master-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnonoyesdepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsoptimistic lockingACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restyesyesyesyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesUsers and groupsRole based authorization
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