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NameAnzoGraph  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGraph Analytics Database (OLAP) that is MPP and standards-basedWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write access
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.08
Rank#289  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
#16  RDF stores
Score120.66
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Websitewww.anzograph.comcassandra.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latest
DeveloperCambridge SemanticsApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by Facebook
Initial release20182008
Current release1904.0, April 20193.11.5, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnorestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solution
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JDBC
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infonot needed in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Specific characteristicsAnzoGraph® is a native, Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) distributed Graph OLAP...
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Apache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Competitive advantagesMost solutions in the graph database market are geared toward Online Transactional...
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No single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Typical application scenariosDevelopers can use AnzoGraph to build and execute data warehouse-style BI analytics,...
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Internet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersAnzograph has customers in biotech, pharma, financial services and other verticals.
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Apple, 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 modelsPricing is based primarily on number of nodes needed to perform workload. AnzoGraph...
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