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System Properties Comparison Brytlyt vs. Cassandra vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.33
Rank#269  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score118.01
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score40.22
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score3.68
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.brytlyt.comcassandra.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperBrytlytApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookMicrosoftSybase, SAP
Initial release2016200820141993
Current release0.9, October 20164.0.4, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDAJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoJSON typesyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nono
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)SQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLnoJavaScriptyes
TriggersyesyesJavaScriptyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyeswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Bounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACID
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 infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BrytlytCassandraMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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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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