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System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. Impala vs. RRDtool vs. SAP Adaptive Server vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudAnalytic DBMS for HadoopIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.The SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMSKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeSpatial DBMS infowith Boeing's Spatial Query Server
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.09
Rank#103  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#3  RDF stores
Score17.56
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#117  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score44.82
Rank#25  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmloss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.htmlgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourcesdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmloss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­dochelp.sap.com/­viewer/­product/­SAP_ASE
DeveloperAmazonClouderaTobias OetikerSAP, SybaseSTS Soft SC
Initial release20172013199919872011
Current release4.0.0, July 20211.7.2, May 201916.04.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSScommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC and C++C#
Server operating systemshostedLinuxHP-UX
Linux
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possibleno
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
JDBC
ODBC
in-process shared library
Pipes
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoJava and Transact-SQLno
Triggersnononoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonehorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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