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DBMS > Amazon Neptune vs. Realm vs. STSdb vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. Realm vs. STSdb vs. Titan

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudA 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 methodTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.56
Rank#109  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score9.80
Rank#48  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.08
Rank#306  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunerealm.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4titan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourcesrealm.io/­docsgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019STS Soft SCAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2017201420112012
Current release4.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#Java
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
WindowsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
.NET Client APIJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
Java
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessarynoyes
Triggersnoyes infoChange Listenersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasnonenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnonoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon NeptuneRealmSTSdbTitan
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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