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DBMS > Cassandra vs. EJDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. EJDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  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 environmentsLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score114.40
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.09
Rank#319  Overall
#42  Document stores
Score0.05
Rank#334  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
#149  Relational DBMS
Score3.59
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgejdb.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookSoftmotionsFairCom CorporationSybase, SAP
Initial release2008201219791993
Current release4.0.4, May 2022V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPLv2commercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCANSI C, C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-lessAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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 solutionnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes
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
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
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
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningnone
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 logsMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
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
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes infowhen using SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
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.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CassandraEJDBFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGESAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS
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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