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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. Impala vs. Microsoft Access vs. Neo4j

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. Impala vs. Microsoft Access vs. Neo4j

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
This system has been discontinued and will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreHighly scalable database system, designed for managing session and subscriber data in modern mobile communication networksAnalytic DBMS for HadoopMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Scalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offerings
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score18.46
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score128.95
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score58.03
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorywww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessneo4j.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazonAtos Convergence CreatorsClouderaMicrosoftNeo4j, Inc.
Initial release20072016201319922007
Current release17034.0.0, July 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20194.4.3, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++Java, Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsyesyesschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptionalyesyesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APILDAPJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages with LDAP bindingsAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersnoyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infocell divisionShardingnoneyes using Neo4j Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesselectable replication factornoneCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationAtomic execution of specific operationsnoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
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)LDAP bind authenticationAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Users, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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Specific characteristicsNeo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersOver 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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