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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. Cassandra vs. GeoSpock vs. OrientDB

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.26
Rank#255  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score119.01
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.17
Rank#270  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score4.82
Rank#68  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websiteaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasecassandra.apache.orggeospock.comorientdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmorientdb.org/­docs/­3.0.x
DeveloperAxibase CorporationApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookGeoSpockOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud
Initial release201320082010
Current release155853.11.6, February 20202.0, September 20193.0.31, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaJava, JavascriptJava
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnorestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutiontemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)ANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)SQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
JDBCTinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoJava, Javascript
TriggersyesyesnoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"Automatic shardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
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 integritynononoyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users can be defined per tableAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
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AxibaseCassandraGeoSpockOrientDB
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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