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System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. Elasticsearch vs. InterSystems Caché

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricA multi-model DBMS and application server
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Search engineKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.35
Rank#115  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score150.50
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score3.54
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#44  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cache
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourceswww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.intersystems.com
DeveloperAmazonElasticInterSystems
Initial release201720101997
Current release7.8.0, June 20202017.2, October 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud: Try out the official hosted Elasticsearch and Kibana offering available on Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure that's powered by the creators of Elasticsearch.
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles
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Amazon NeptuneElasticsearchInterSystems Caché
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine. As the heart of the...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source Real-time indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
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Typical application scenariosEnterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
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Key customersThousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
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Market metricsPublic as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe​...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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