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DBMS > Amazon Neptune vs. Graph Engine vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. Graph Engine vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasets
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.73
Rank#121  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score0.58
Rank#197  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#33  Key-value stores
Score5.01
Rank#65  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.graphengine.ioazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tables
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourceswww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manual
DeveloperAmazonMicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release201720102012
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation language.NET and C
Server operating systemshosted.NEThosted
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
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 dataACIDnooptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights based on private key authentication or shared access signatures

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