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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. EsgynDB vs. NSDb vs. Trafodion

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  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 TrafodionScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score118.01
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.21
Rank#288  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#252  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgwww.esgyn.cnnsdb.iotrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestnsdb.io/­Architecturetrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookEsgynApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release2008201520172014
Current release4.0.4, May 20222.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, JavaJava, ScalaC++, Java
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yesSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetJava
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored ProceduresnoJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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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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