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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.21
Rank#113  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score6.54
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunesphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourcessphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazonSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20172001
Current release3.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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