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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Faircom DB vs. Newts

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score118.75
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.60
Rank#216  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#343  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbopennms.github.io/­newts
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorygithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookFairCom CorporationOpenNMS Group
Initial release200819792014
Current release3.11.8, August 2020V12, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaANSI C, C++Java
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyes
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 indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
HTTP REST
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++no
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"File partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).selectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
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
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationstunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesno
More information provided by the system vendor
CassandraFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACENewts
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Achieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Top Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Real-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Microsoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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