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System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. Netezza vs. Redis vs. Snowflake

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsIn-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.15
Rank#119  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score19.15
Rank#33  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score152.87
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score2.59
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­netezzaredis.iowww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourcesredis.io/­documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAmazonIBMSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2017200020092014
Current release6.0.6, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedLinux infoincluded in applianceBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesLuauser defined functions
Triggersnononono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
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)Users with fine-grained authorization conceptSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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