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NameAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  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 accessIn-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Wide column storeKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
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Score0.17
Rank#283  Overall
#25  Graph DBMS
#13  RDF stores
Score119.18
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score151.86
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitewww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzographcassandra.apache.orgredis.io
Technical documentationdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperCambridge SemanticsApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release201820082009
Current release2.2, August 20203.11.8, August 20206.0.8, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexes
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 solutionyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.SQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)no
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
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions and aggregatesnoLua
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication in MPP-Clusterselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsKerberos/HDFS data loadingyesno
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
Eventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infonot needed in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logs
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version
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AnzoGraph DBCassandraRedis
Specific characteristicsAnzoGraph DB is a massively parallel processing (MPP) native graph database built...
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Apache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Competitive advantagesAnzoGraph DB’s flexible data model and analytical capabilities not only let you load...
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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 DB 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 DB 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 modelsAnzoGraph DB is offered in a free edition , free for commercial use for workloads...
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