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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. EnterpriseDB vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonEnterpriseDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.A drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score123.22
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score2.32
Rank#100  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#205  Overall
#28  Document stores
Websitecassandra.apache.orgwww.enterprisedb.comwww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.enterprisedb.com/­resources/­product-documentationwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookEnterpriseDBPercona
Initial release200820052015
Current release3.11.4, February 2019V10, November 20173.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen 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
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes infostandard with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
native C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.JavaScript
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.nonoyes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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CassandraEnterpriseDBPercona Server for MongoDB
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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PostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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100% drop in replacement for MongoDB Provides enterprise-grade features in an open...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Complete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Encrypted WiredTiger storage engine provides data at rest encryption SASL authentication...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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New applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Unstructured data models Internet of Things applications Meeting requirements for...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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MasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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SB Tech Moz Meu Patrocinio Passportal See more Percona customers .
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Listed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Over 385,000 downloads 800+ customers. Awarded Bronze Stevie® Award winner for "New...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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Open Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Open source and 100% free of fees and license agreements
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