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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. EJDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. TimesTen

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score114.11
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score0.20
Rank#287  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#132  Relational DBMS
Score4.31
Rank#81  Overall
#13  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#44  Relational DBMS
Score1.95
Rank#121  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgejdb.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookSoftmotionsFairCom CorporationOracleOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20082012197920111998
Current release3.11.10 , February 2021V3, October 202021.1, April 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPLv2commercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaCANSI C, C++Java
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-lessAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)Support Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesoptionalyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
in-process shared libraryADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noPL/SQL
Triggersyesnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenoneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featureMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes infowhen using SQLnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infooff heap cacheyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnoFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CassandraEJDBFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEOracle NoSQLTimesTen
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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FairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Top Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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FairCom EDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom EDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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