DB-EnginesextremeDB - Data management wherever you need itEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by Redgate Software

DBMS > Apache Cassandra vs. BigchainDB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Apache Cassandra vs. BigchainDB vs. Transbase

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameApache Cassandra  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsVector DBMS infostarting with release V5
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score99.13
Rank#12  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.79
Rank#209  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.04
Rank#355  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgwww.bigchaindb.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release200820161987
Current release5.0-rc1, July 2024Transbase 8.3, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoAGPL v3commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Astra DB: Multi-cloud DBaaS built on Apache Cassandra.
Implementation languageJavaPythonC and C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleselectable replication factorSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache CassandraBigchainDBTransbase
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
» more
Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
» more
Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
» more
Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
» more
Market metricsApache Cassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
» more
News

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Vector Embeddings
18 July 2024

Highly Accurate Retrieval for your RAG Application with ColBERT and Astra DB
17 July 2024

TalentList: Integrating Astra DB and Hybrid Search for Optimal Job Candidate Matching
16 July 2024

DataStax on Microsoft Azure: The Best Destination for Generative AI Applications
16 July 2024

Better LLM Integration and Relevancy with Content-Centric Knowledge Graphs
11 July 2024

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

Cassandra Forward event: Want to level up your Cassandra game? Watch now replays of the March 2023 sessions.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Apache CassandraBigchainDBTransbase
Recent citations in the news

Apache Cassandra 5.0: Answering Enterprises' Biggest Questions
15 July 2024, ITPro Today

Unveiling Apache Cassandra 5.0: Innovations, Implications and Future Directions
17 July 2024, devmio

Cassandra is the “best f*cking database for gen AI,” says DataStax CEO
13 December 2023, VentureBeat

NoSQL Database Growth Has Slowed, but AI Is Driving Demand
11 July 2024, The New Stack

How PayU uses Amazon Keyspaces (for Apache Cassandra) as a feature store
24 June 2024, AWS Blog

provided by Google News

Top 10 startups in Digital Twin in Germany
11 July 2024, Tracxn

Using BigchainDB: A Database with Blockchain Characteristics
20 January 2022, Open Source For You

Blockchain Database Startup BigchainDB Raises €3 Million
27 September 2016, CoinDesk

BigchainDB: Blockchain and Data Storage
4 June 2018, SitePoint

Exploring the 10 BEST Python Libraries for Blockchain Applications
9 September 2023, DataDrivenInvestor

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

RaimaDB logo

RaimaDB, embedded database for mission-critical applications. When performance, footprint and reliability matters.
Try RaimaDB for free.

SingleStore logo

Build AI apps with Vectors on SQL and JSON with milliseconds response times.
Try it today.

Milvus logo

Vector database designed for GenAI, fully equipped for enterprise implementation.
Try Managed Milvus for Free

Datastax Astra logo

Bring all your data to Generative AI applications with vector search enabled by the most scalable
vector database available.
Try for Free

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Present your product here