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System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. CrateDB vs. Greenplum vs. GridGain

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudDistributed 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.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache Ignite
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Relational 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
Score2.82
Rank#108  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score0.97
Rank#178  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score13.36
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score2.06
Rank#125  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunecrate.iogreenplum.orgwww.gridgain.com
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourcescrate.io/­docsdocs.greenplum.orgwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperAmazonCratePivotal Software Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.
Initial release2017201320052007
Current release6.7.1, April 2020GridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
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.nonoyes infosince Version 4.2yes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and constraintsyesANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
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
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersnonoyesyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding
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 replicationyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSecurity Hooks for custom implementations
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Amazon NeptuneCrateDBGreenplumGridGain
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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