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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Cassandra vs. Newts

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessTime Series DBMS based on Cassandra
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsVector DBMS infostarting with release V5
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.18
Rank#332  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score104.59
Rank#12  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.04
Rank#383  Overall
#42  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbcassandra.apache.orgopennms.github.io/­newts
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­time-series-database/­latest/­what-is-tsdbcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookOpenNMS Group
Initial release20082014
Current release4.1.3, July 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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 indexesnorestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
HTTP REST
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno
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Alibaba Cloud TSDBCassandraNewts
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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