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System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. Faircom DB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  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.Widely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.22
Rank#111  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.46
Rank#244  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score2.78
Rank#100  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourceslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonFairCom CorporationOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release201719791994
Current releaseV12, November 202018.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresno
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 infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
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
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++no
Triggersnoyesyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnone
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).Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
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 filesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon NeptuneFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEOracle Berkeley DB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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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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