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System Properties Comparison c-treeEDGE vs. Cassandra vs. Elasticsearch

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Namec-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.Wide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metric
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.28
Rank#237  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score123.61
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score146.00
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgecassandra.apache.orgwww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearch
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorycassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.html
DeveloperFairCom CorporationApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookElastic
Initial release197920082010
Current releaseV1, Juni 20183.11.4, February 20197.0.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++JavaJava
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsDirect SQL
IoT Microservice layer
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Community Contributed Clients
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noyes
Triggersyesyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesES-Hadoop Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoMemcached and Redis integration
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access rights for users can be defined per object
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Specific characteristicsThe c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Apache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Elasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Competitive advantagesTop Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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No single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Open source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Internet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersNew product
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Apple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Market metricsNew product
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Cassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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More than 250 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Apache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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The Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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