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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Druid vs. Manticore Search

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources. Forked of and compatible with Sphinx.
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score120.71
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score1.83
Rank#115  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#304  Overall
#16  Search engines
Websitecassandra.apache.orgdruid.apache.orgmanticoresearch.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.manticoresearch.com/­latest/­html
github.com/­manticoresoftware/­manticoresearch
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookMetamarkets Group and contributorsManticore Software
Initial release200820122017
Current release3.11.5, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoGPL version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)SQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
JSON over HTTPProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnone
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 integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno infoavailable via extensionsno
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CassandraDruidManticore Search
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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