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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Derby vs. SiriDB

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Open Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsVector DBMS infostarting with release V5
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Score101.89
Rank#12  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score4.71
Rank#69  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#383  Overall
#41  Time Series DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgdb.apache.org/­derbysiridb.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.siridb.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookApache Software FoundationCesbit
Initial release200819972017
Current release4.1.3, July 202310.17.1.0, November 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoNumeric data
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yesno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
JDBCHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDno
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
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CassandraDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBSiriDB
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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