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System Properties Comparison Apache Jena - TDB vs. Cassandra vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameApache Jena - TDB  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA RDF storage and query DBMS, shipped as an optional-use component of the Apache Jena frameworkWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelRDF storeWide column storeKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Secondary database modelsVector DBMS infostarting with release V5
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.24
Rank#88  Overall
#3  RDF stores
Score109.27
Rank#12  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score3.09
Rank#111  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitejena.apache.org/­documentation/­tdb/­index.htmlcassandra.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­berkeleydb.html
Technical documentationjena.apache.org/­documentation/­tdb/­index.htmlcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infooriginally developed by HP LabsApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release200020081994
Current release4.9.0, July 20234.1.3, July 202318.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License, Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.noyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsFuseki infoREST-style SPARQL HTTP Interface
Jena RDF API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyes infovia event handleryesyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoTDB Transactionsno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess control via Jena SecurityAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno
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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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