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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Fujitsu Enterprise Postgres

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonFujitsu Enterprise Postgres  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessEnterprise-grade PostgreSQL-based DBMS with security enhancements such as Transparent Data Encryption and Data Masking, plus high-availability and performance improvement features.
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsVector DBMS infostarting with release V5Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score103.86
Rank#12  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.37
Rank#281  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgwww.postgresql.fastware.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.postgresql.fastware.com/­product-manuals
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookPostgreSQL Global Development Group, Fujitsu Australia Software Technology
Initial release2008
Current release4.1.3, July 2023Fujitsu Enterprise Postgres 14, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"partitioning by range, list and by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
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 integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CassandraFujitsu Enterprise Postgres
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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100% compatible with community PostgreSQL
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Built-in TDE and Data Masking security. In-Memory Columnar Index, and a high speed...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Transactional payments applications, reporting and mixed workloads.
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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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Over 30 years experience in database technology. Over 20 years in Postgres development...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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