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System Properties Comparison Apache Kylin vs. Cassandra vs. Faircom DB

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.20
Rank#159  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score113.66
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.46
Rank#244  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Websitekylin.apache.orgcassandra.apache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-db
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docscassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookFairCom Corporation
Initial release201520081979
Current release3.1.0, July 20204.0, July 2021V12, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2commercial infoRestricted, free version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaANSI C, C++
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structures
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 indexesyesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)SQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"File partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationstunable from ACID to Eventually Consistent
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memory
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for files
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Apache KylinCassandraFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Achieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Top Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Real-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Microsoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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