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System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. Google BigQuery vs. InfluxDB

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.20
Rank#133  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score24.55
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score18.65
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourcescloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAmazonGoogle
Initial release201720102013
Current release1.7.6, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin JavaScriptno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datano
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access privileges (owner, writer, reader) for whole datasets, not for individual tables infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon NeptuneGoogle BigQueryInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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