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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. Cassandra vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. OrigoDB

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.A fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engineWide column storeDocument storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#329  Overall
#33  Graph DBMS
#148  Relational DBMS
Score2.24
Rank#121  Overall
#12  Search engines
Score118.15
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score18.80
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#46  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Websitebitnine.netaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchcassandra.apache.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaseorigodb.com
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databaseorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.AmazonApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Robert Friberg et al
Initial release20162012200820122009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release2.1, December 20184.0.5, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageCJavaC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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.nononono infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)nono
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
HTTP APIProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonolimited functionality with using 'rules'yes
TriggersnonoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infomanaged transparently by AWSselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononodepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardauthentication via encrypted signaturesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectyes, based on authentication and database rulesRole based authorization
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AgensGraphAmazon CloudSearchCassandraFirebase Realtime DatabaseOrigoDB
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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