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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. EJDB vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Neo4j

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Open source graph database
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.58
Rank#110  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.24
Rank#270  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.09
Rank#312  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score50.63
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbejdb.orgwww.hawkular.orgneo4j.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guideneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazonSoftmotionsCommunity supported by Red HatNeo4j, Inc.
Initial release2007201220142007
Current release4.1.1, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCJavaJava, Scala
Server operating systemshostedserver-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes
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 indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynonoyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIin-process shared libraryHTTP RESTBolt 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
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersnonoyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnoneSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)nonoUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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Amazon SimpleDBEJDBHawkular MetricsNeo4j
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 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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