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System Properties Comparison AnzoGraph DB vs. Cassandra vs. EventStoreDB

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NameAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable graph database built for online analytics and data harmonization with MPP scaling, high-performance analytical algorithms and reasoning, and virtualizationWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Wide column storeEvent Store
Secondary database modelsVector DBMS infostarting with release V5
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.32
Rank#297  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
#14  RDF stores
Score109.27
Rank#12  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score1.36
Rank#178  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Websitecambridgesemantics.com/­anzographcassandra.apache.orgwww.eventstore.com
Technical documentationdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdevelopers.eventstore.com
DeveloperCambridge SemanticsApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookEvent Store Limited
Initial release201820082012
Current release2.3, January 20214.1.3, July 202321.2, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-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 and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.SQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsApache Mule
gRPC
JDBC
Kafka
OData access for BI tools
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions and aggregatesno
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication in MPP-Clusterselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsKerberos/HDFS data loadingyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency in MPP-ClusterEventual 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 and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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AnzoGraph DBCassandraEventStoreDB
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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