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System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. CockroachDB vs. Faircom DB

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.Native high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.13
Rank#116  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score6.47
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#246  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-db
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourceswww.cockroachlabs.com/­docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperAmazonCockroach LabsFairCom Corporation
Initial release201720151979
Current release21.1.2, June 2021V12, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageGoANSI C, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemaschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structures
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
JDBCADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasMulti-source replication using RAFTyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually Consistent
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memory
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Role-based access controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for files
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon NeptuneCockroachDBFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Achieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Top Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Real-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersComcast, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, TuneGo, Shipt,...
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Microsoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 1.2K+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 4K+ CockroachCloud...
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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