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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. Blueflood vs. Cassandra

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write access
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.24
Rank#245  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#276  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score123.40
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Websiteaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databaseblueflood.iocassandra.apache.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikicassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latest
DeveloperAxibase CorporationRackspaceApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by Facebook
Initial release201320132008
Current release155853.11.4, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyespredefined schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyes
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 indexesnonorestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solution
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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AxibaseBluefloodCassandra
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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