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DBMS > BoltDB vs. Cassandra vs. Spark SQL vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Cassandra vs. Spark SQL vs. Yaacomo

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Wide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelKey-value storeWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score118.01
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltcassandra.apache.orgspark.apache.org/­sqlyaacomo.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookApache Software FoundationQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release2013200820142009
Current release4.0.4, May 20223.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScala
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 solutionnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGoC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"yes, utilizing Spark Corehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenoneSource-replica replication
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 integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno 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.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnofine 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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