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System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Lovefield vs. Teradata Aster

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudA multi-model DBMS and application serverEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.07
Rank#118  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score3.24
Rank#93  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#225  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachegoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourcesdocs.intersystems.comgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperAmazonInterSystemsGoogleTeradata
Initial release2017199720142005
Current release2018.1.4, May 20202.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyesnoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Java
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoR packages
TriggersnoyesUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasSource-replica replicationnoneyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDBno
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 rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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