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DBMS > Amazon Neptune vs. GeoMesa vs. KairosDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. GeoMesa vs. KairosDB

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Distributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Spatial DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.03
Rank#119  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score1.15
Rank#216  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.95
Rank#236  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.geomesa.orggithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdb
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourceswww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlkairosdb.github.io
DeveloperAmazonCCRi and others
Initial release201720142013
Current release4.0.1, April 20231.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonedepending on storage layerSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasdepending on storage layerselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencydepending on storage layerEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.depending on storage layerno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagesimple password-based access control

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