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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. FileMaker vs. Newts vs. RDF4J vs. Rockset

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Time Series DBMS based on CassandraRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score120.36
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score54.88
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#223  Overall
#11  RDF stores
Score0.37
Rank#231  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitecassandra.apache.orgwww.filemaker.comopennms.github.io/­newtsrdf4j.orgrockset.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmlgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidocs.rdf4j.orgdocs.rockset.com/­overview
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleOpenNMS GroupSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Rockset
Initial release20081983201420042019
Current release3.11.6, February 202018, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesdynamic typing
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 infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesnoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes infovia pluginsnonoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Java API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
PHPJavaJava
PHP
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyesno
Triggersyesyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneSharding infobased on CassandranoneAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
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 objectsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnonoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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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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