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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. Cassandra vs. Solr vs. Sqrrl

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessA widely used enterprise search engine based on Apache LuceneAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.13
Rank#267  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
#126  Relational DBMS
Score120.66
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score56.57
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitebitnine.netcassandra.apache.orglucene.apache.org/­solrsqrrl.com
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookApache Software FoundationAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2016200820042012
Current release2.1, December 20183.11.5, October 20198.3.1, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM and a servlet container inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)Linux
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)no infosupports limited query time joinsno
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJava pluginsno
Triggersnoyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblecloud/distributed (via Zookeeper)
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency infoslaves poll the master in predefined intervallsImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsoptimistic locking infoSolr 4Atomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
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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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