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System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. Infobright vs. Kinetica vs. Realm vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.82
Rank#108  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score1.02
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score9.89
Rank#49  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptuneignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbwww.kinetica.comrealm.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourceswww.kinetica.com/­docsrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAmazonIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.KineticaRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019STS Soft SC
Initial release20172005201220142011
Current release7.1, August 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCC, C++C#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
LinuxAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes 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.nononono
Secondary indexesnono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelyesno
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Amazon NeptuneInfobrightKineticaRealmSTSdb
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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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 advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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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 modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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