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System Properties Comparison Apache Cassandra vs. jBASE vs. SingleStore

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NameApache Cassandra  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelWide column storeMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsVector DBMS infostarting with release V5Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score99.13
Rank#12  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score1.39
Rank#155  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.12
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-multivalue-application-development-platform/­rocket-jbasewww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdocs.rocketsoftware.com/­bundle?labelkey=jbase_5.9docs.singlestore.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookRocket Software (formerly Zumasys)SingleStore Inc.
Initial release200819912013
Current release4.1.3, July 20235.78.5, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, Go
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)Embedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
MongoDB API
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
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 integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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Apache CassandrajBASESingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsApache Cassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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