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System Properties Comparison Badger vs. Cassandra vs. DataFS

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NameBadger  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonDataFS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.Wide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessAll data is stored inside objects which are linked by so-called link attributes. Objects consist of classes which can be extended and de-extended at runtime. Graphs can be defined with a struct.
Primary database modelKey-value storeWide column storeObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsVector DBMS infostarting with release V5Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.32
Rank#298  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
Score109.27
Rank#12  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.08
Rank#356  Overall
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgercassandra.apache.orgnewdatabase.com
Technical documentationgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgercassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdev.mobiland.com/­Overview.xsp
DeveloperDGraph LabsApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookMobiland AG
Initial release201720082018
Current release4.1.3, July 20231.1.263, October 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJava
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeClasses, Structs, and Lists are written in proprietary DataTypeDefinitionLanguage (.dtdl) and Objects consisting of those are written in proprietary DataAccessDefinitionLanguage (.dadl)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesnorestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)no
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
.NET Client API
Proprietary client DLL
WinRT client
Supported programming languagesGoC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
VB.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnoyesno, except callback-events from server when changes happened
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"Proprietary Sharding system
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectWindows-Profile
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BadgerCassandraDataFS
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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