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DBMS > BigObject vs. Cassandra vs. Dgraph vs. EsgynDB

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Cassandra vs. Dgraph vs. EsgynDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache Trafodion
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedWide column storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.09
Rank#311  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score119.28
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score1.74
Rank#129  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iocassandra.apache.orgdgraph.iowww.esgyn.cn
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iocassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdgraph.io/­docs
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookDgraph Labs, Inc.Esgyn
Initial release2015200820162015
Current release4.0.1, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC++, Java
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanonoJava Stored Procedures
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"yesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleSynchronous replication via RaftMulti-source replication between multi datacenters
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno infoPlanned for future releasesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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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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