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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Galaxybase vs. SWC-DB

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonGalaxybase  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessScalable, ACID-compliant native distributed parallel graph platformA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeGraph DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsVector DBMS infostarting with release V5Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score109.27
Rank#12  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#395  Overall
#38  Graph DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#388  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitecassandra.apache.orggalaxybase.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latest
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookChuanglin(Createlink) Technology Co., Ltd 浙江创邻科技有限公司Alex Kashirin
Initial release200820172020
Current release4.1.3, July 2023Nov 20, November 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and JavaC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeStrong typed schemaschema-free
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.nonono
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Browser interface
console (shell)
Graph API (Gremlin)
OpenCypher
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Java
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined procedures and functionsno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
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
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphs
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 datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 objectRole-based access control
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CassandraGalaxybaseSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
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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