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System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. EDB Postgres vs. Faircom DB vs. MariaDB

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Native high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.MySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.39
Rank#113  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score2.55
Rank#109  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#246  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score102.59
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.enterprisedb.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourceswww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorymariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperAmazonEnterpriseDBFairCom CorporationMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release2017200519792009
Current releaseV13, October 2020V12, November 202010.6.4, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCANSI C, C++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yes infoDynamic columns are supported
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyes
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasMulti-source replicationyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes infonot for in-memory storage engine
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon NeptuneEDB PostgresFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEMariaDB
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Achieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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MariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Top Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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MariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Real-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Microsoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Deutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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