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DBMS > Atos Standard Common Repository vs. BigchainDB vs. Cassandra vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Atos Standard Common Repository vs. BigchainDB vs. Cassandra vs. Snowflake

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NameAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionHighly scalable database system, designed for managing session and subscriber data in modern mobile communication networksBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.87
Rank#190  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score113.66
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score46.54
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Websiteatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorywww.bigchaindb.comcassandra.apache.orgwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAtos Convergence CreatorsApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2016201620082014
Current release17034.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaPythonJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptionalnoyesyes
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.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solution
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsLDAPCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages with LDAP bindingsGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersyesyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infocell divisionShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"yes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlLDAP bind authenticationyesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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Atos Standard Common RepositoryBigchainDBCassandraSnowflake
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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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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