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System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. IRONdb vs. OpenEdge vs. Realm

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.81
Rank#119  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score0.06
Rank#314  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score4.04
Rank#75  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score8.54
Rank#45  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.irondb.iowww.progress.com/­openedgerealm.io
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourceswww.irondb.io/­docsdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAmazonCirconus LLC.Progress Software CorporationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2017201719842014
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018OpenEdge 11.7, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes infoclose to SQL 92no
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in Luayesno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnonoyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic, metric affinity per nodehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noUsers and groupsyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon NeptuneIRONdbOpenEdgeRealm
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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