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DBMS > Cassandra vs. EJDB vs. Manticore Search

System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. EJDB vs. Manticore Search

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  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)Multi-storage database for search, including full-text search.
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar Library
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score123.55
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.22
Rank#286  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score0.08
Rank#311  Overall
#17  Search engines
Websitecassandra.apache.orgejdb.orgmanticoresearch.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdmanual.manticoresearch.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookSoftmotionsManticore Software
Initial release200820122017
Current release4.0.1, September 20214.2, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoGPL version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaCC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-lessFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFixed schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Boolean
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.noCan index from XML
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
in-process shared libraryBinary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
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
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneSharding 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 possiblenoneSynchronous replication based on Galera library
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnono
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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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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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