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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. EsgynDB vs. FileMaker vs. RDF4J

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF store
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Score120.07
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.18
Rank#263  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score52.08
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#220  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitecassandra.apache.orgesgyn.comwww.filemaker.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestesgyn.com/­developerswww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmldocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookEsgynFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2008201519832004
Current release3.11.6, February 202018, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, JavaJava
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML format
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yesyes infovia pluginsno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetPHPJava
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresyesyes
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMaster-master replication between multi datacentersMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesno
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CassandraEsgynDBFileMakerRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
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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