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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. ClickHouse vs. GraphDB vs. Kinetica vs. SAP HANA

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score119.16
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score4.29
Rank#69  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#136  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.57
Rank#202  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score50.54
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgclickhouse.techgraphdb.ontotext.comwww.kinetica.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestclickhouse.tech/­docsgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookYandex LLCOntotextKineticaSAP
Initial release20082016200020122010
Current release3.11.6, February 2020v20.3.8.53, April 20208.8, January 20196.02.0 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infolimited edition freecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nono infoalso available as a cloud based service
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Implementation languageJavaC++JavaC, C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAppliance or cloud-service
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionnoyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)Close to ANSI SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava Server Pluginuser defined functionsSQLScript, R
Triggersyesnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoConstraint checkingyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users and rolesyesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelyes
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CassandraClickHouseGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMKineticaSAP HANA
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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GraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Metadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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BBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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GraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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GraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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