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System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. Faircom DB vs. MariaDB vs. PostgreSQL vs. SWC-DB

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudNative 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.Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.63
Rank#108  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.44
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score106.42
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score606.56
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.postgresql.orggithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourceslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorymariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarywww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperAmazonFairCom CorporationMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
PostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerAlex Kashirin
Initial release2017197920091989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2020
Current releaseV12, November 202010.6.5, November 202114.1, November 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C and C++CC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
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
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yes infoDynamic columns are supportedyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesyes
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.nonoyesyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.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
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3user defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersnoyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Shardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasyes, 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
Source-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infowith MEMORY storage enginenono
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-standard with additional protections for filesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Amazon NeptuneFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEMariaDBPostgreSQLSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsAchieve 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 advantagesTop 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 scenariosReal-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 customersMicrosoft, 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 metricsFrom 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 modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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