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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. DolphinDB vs. Graph Engine vs. Hazelcast vs. HBase

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessDolphinDB is a high performance Time Series DBMS. It is integrated with an easy-to-use fully featured programming language and a high-volume high-velocity streaming analytics system. It offers operational simplicity, scalability, fault tolerance, and concurrency.A distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineA widely adopted in-memory data gridWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTable
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Key-value storeWide column store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score118.01
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score1.65
Rank#140  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#184  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score10.08
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score43.19
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Websitecassandra.apache.orgwww.dolphindb.comwww.graphengine.iohazelcast.comhbase.apache.org
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.dolphindb.com/­helpwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docshbase.apache.org
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookDolphinDB, IncMicrosoftHazelcastApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release20082018201020082008
Current release4.0.4, May 2022v2.00.4, January 20225.1, March 20222.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++.NET and CJavaJava
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
.NETAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesoptions to bring your own types, AVRO
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.nononoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)SQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
JDBC
JSON over HTTP
Kafka
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
OPC DA
OPC UA
RabbitMQ
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
MatLab
Python
R
Rust
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoCoprocessors in Java
Triggersyesnonoyes infoEventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyesyes infoReplicated MapMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsyesnoone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAdministrators, Users, GroupsRole-based access controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC
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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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No single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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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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Apple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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