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DBMS > Altibase vs. Cassandra vs. Dgraph vs. EsgynDB vs. Milvus

System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Cassandra vs. Dgraph vs. EsgynDB vs. Milvus

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
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Score1.03
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score123.55
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score1.51
Rank#139  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#281  Overall
#130  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#257  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitealtibase.comcassandra.apache.orgdgraph.iowww.esgyn.cnmilvus.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualscassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdgraph.io/­docsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperAltibaseApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookDgraph Labs, Inc.Esgyn
Initial release19992008201620152019
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20214.0.1, September 20211.0, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaGoC++, JavaC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesNumeric data only
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnonoJava Stored Proceduresno
Triggersyesyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"yesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleSynchronous replication via RaftMulti-source replication between multi datacenters
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno infoPlanned for future releasesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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AltibaseCassandraDgraphEsgynDBMilvus
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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Horizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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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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