DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Cassandra vs. Dgraph vs. EsgynDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Newts

System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Dgraph vs. EsgynDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Newts

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-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 TrafodionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityTime Series DBMS based on Cassandra
Primary database modelWide column storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score118.99
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score1.81
Rank#127  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#274  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgdgraph.iowww.esgyn.cnwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisopennms.github.io/­newts
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdgraph.io/­docsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookDgraph Labs, Inc.EsgynInterSystemsOpenNMS Group
Initial release20082016201520182014
Current release4.0, July 20212021.1, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Astra DB: Multi-cloud DBaaS built on Apache Cassandra.
Implementation languageJavaGoC++, JavaJava
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesdepending on used data modelschema-free
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Java API
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.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava Stored Proceduresyesno
Triggersyesnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"yesShardingShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleSynchronous replication via RaftMulti-source replication between multi datacentersSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACIDACIDno
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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno infoPlanned for future releasesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
CassandraDgraphEsgynDBInterSystems IRISNewts
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
» more
Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
» more
Horizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
» more
Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
» more
Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
» more
Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

Instaclustr: Hosted & Managed Apache Cassandra as a Service
» more

DataStax Enterprise: Apache Cassandra for enterprises.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
CassandraDgraphEsgynDBInterSystems IRISNewts
DB-Engines blog posts

Cassandra keeps climbing the ranks of the DB-Engines Ranking
3 May 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Oracle is the DBMS of the Year
5 January 2016, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Winners, losers and an attractive newcomer in Novembers DB-Engines ranking
2 November 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Apache Cassandra Gets Its Day In the Sun
20 September 2021, CIO

DataStax Adds Multi-Region Flexibility to Its Serverless Cloud Database
15 September 2021, Cloud Wars

DataStax Delivers the First Serverless Database Available for Production in Multiple Regions and Multiple Clouds
14 September 2021, The Bakersfield Californian

DataStax Q2 Marked by Strong Growth with Leading Enterprises Including Barracuda Networks and Priceline
31 August 2021, Business Wire

Yugabyte CTO Karthik Ranganathan | The Cloud Database Report Podcast
13 September 2021, Cloud Wars

provided by Google News

Daily API RoundUp: Open People Search, Dgraph, Icon Horse, K-meta
13 September 2021, ProgrammableWeb

Dgraph Rises to the Top Graph Database on GitHub With 11 G2 Badges and 11M Downloads
26 May 2021, Business Wire

Dgraph GraphQL database users detail graph use cases
20 April 2021, TechTarget

Dgraph launches Slash GraphQL, a GraphQL-native database Backend-as-a-Service
10 September 2020, TechCrunch

Dgraph raises $11.5 million for scalable graph database solutions
31 July 2019, VentureBeat

provided by Google News

Esgyn Corporation and Ampool Partner to Bring In-Memory Optimized Operational, Transactional and Real-Time Analytics to Hadoop.
18 May 2017, PR Newswire

Mphasis partners with Esgyn Corporation to optimize Open-Source frameworks and expand industry footprint
24 May 2019, PRNewswire

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® Trafodion™
10 January 2018, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

InterSystems IRIS® FHIR® Accelerator Service Enables Easy Retrieval and Storage of Healthcare Data
20 September 2021, Business Wire

Newswire & Press Release / InterSystems IRIS® FHIR® Accelerator Service Enables Easy Retrieval and Storage of Healthcare Data - Software - InterSystems Corporation | NewswireToday
20 September 2021, Newswire Today

InterSystems and Unqork Partner to Accelerate Innovation and Unlock Business Value for Financial Services Customers
27 August 2021, Business Wire

Interview: InterSystems, Cloud Awards finalist
20 September 2021, www.computing.co.uk

Latest Release of InterSystems IRIS Data Platform Provides Next Step in Data Fabric Adoption
17 June 2021, Business Wire

provided by Google News

The state of the environment: the urban environment
23 July 2021, GOV.UK

Natural England action plan 2021 to 2022
17 June 2021, GOV.UK

Craft or not? Dan North rejects the Manifesto for Software Craftsmanship
4 February 2011, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Database Administrator - Cassandra / DataStax
Uline, Pleasant Prairie, WI

Database Administrator
Telnet Inc, Wisconsin

Database Administrator (MS SQL) | NV
Photon, Nevada

Staff Database Engineer
Visa, Austin, TX

DATABASE ANALYST
Kensington Information Group, Woodbridge, NJ

Machine Learning/NLP Engineer
NN Tech, LLC, Remote

AI Infrastructure Engineer
Sorcero, Washington, DC

Machine Learning/NLP Engineer
NN Tech, LLC, New York, NY

Machine Learning/NLP Engineer
NN Tech, LLC, Arlington, VA

NLP Ontology Engineer
Sorcero, Washington, DC

Manager, Solution Architecture - Project Omnia
Deloitte, Las Vegas, NV

Senior Server Engineer (AIX)
Sonic Healthcare USA, Inc, Austin, TX

Financial Services Sales Manager
InterSystems, Cambridge, MA

Business Systems Analyst IV, Veterans Affairs
Peraton, Annapolis, MD

Epic Analyst - ODBA - TN
UnitedHealth Group, Franklin, TN

Senior Health Data Analysts
Raventek Solution Partners LLC, Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database machine learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here