DB-EngineseXtremeDB: 5 9's high availability databaseEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > c-treeACE vs. Cassandra vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. InfluxDB

System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. Cassandra vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. InfluxDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Wide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeWide column storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.57
Rank#213  Overall
#37  Key-value stores
#103  Relational DBMS
Score119.84
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score3.39
Rank#89  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score22.88
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacecassandra.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorycassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperFairCom CorporationApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookGoogle
Initial release1979200820152013
Current releaseV11.5, November 20173.11.6, February 20201.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageANSI C, C++JavaGo
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL TypesyesnoNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesyesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++nonono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsAtomic single-row operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
c-treeACECassandraGoogle Cloud BigtableInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
» more
Apache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
» more
InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
» more
No single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
» more
Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
» more
Internet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
» more
IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
» more
Apple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
» more
InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
» more
Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
» more
Cassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
» more
Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
» more
Apache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
» more
Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

DBHawk: Secure access to SQL, NoSQL and Cloud databases with an all-in-one solution.
» more

DataStax Enterprise: Apache Cassandra for enterprises.
» more

Instaclustr: Hosted & Managed Apache Cassandra as a Service
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
c-treeACECassandraGoogle Cloud BigtableInfluxDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Cassandra keeps climbing the ranks of the DB-Engines Ranking
3 May 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Oracle is the DBMS of the Year
5 January 2016, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Winners, losers and an attractive newcomer in Novembers DB-Engines ranking
2 November 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

FairCom and Software AG sign new contract for c-treeACE Database
22 March 2019, PRNewswire

Database leader FairCom releases c-treeACE V11.5
8 November 2017, PR Newswire

FairCom names new senior sales director
27 January 2020, PRNewswire

Verizon awards database contract to FairCom
26 September 2018, PR Newswire

FairCom to feature #ctreeEDGE IoT Database at LiveWorx19
4 June 2019, PRNewswire

provided by Google News

Apache Cassandra 4.0 Lands: Five Times Faster, Audit Logging and More
21 July 2020, Computer Business Review

Apache Cassandra 4.0 Now in Beta -- ADTmag
22 July 2020, ADT Magazine

Apache Cassandra’s road to the cloud
4 August 2020, ZDNet

Apache Cassandra 4.0 promises increased stability, speed and ease of use
22 July 2020, www.computing.co.uk

The Future Is Bright for Apache Cassandra With DataStax Co-Founder and CTO Jonathan Ellis and Chief Product Officer Ed Anuff
14 July 2020, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Why BigQuery Omni Is A Big Deal For Google Cloud Customers And Partners
19 July 2020, Forbes

4 tips to pick the right cloud database service
5 August 2020, TechTarget

Google Cloud rides the wave but remains a distant third place
13 July 2020, SiliconANGLE

MadHive Selects SADA to Lead $50 Million Google Cloud Initiative
10 July 2020, AiThority

MadHive Turns To SADA Systems For $50 Million Google Cloud Ramp-Up
9 July 2020, CRN: Technology news for channel partners and solution providers

provided by Google News

InfluxDB Cloud now available on Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and AWS
24 July 2020, Help Net Security

InfluxDB Cloud extends to Microsoft Azure Cloud — now available on all major cloud platforms
22 July 2020, DevOps.com

InfluxData becomes the embedded IoT database for PTC, adds Azure support
22 July 2020, ZDNet

Time Series Virtual Summit Speaker Spotlight: Jon Herlocker and Miroslav Malecha
15 July 2020, DevOps.com

Time Series Virtual Summit Speaker Spotlight: Al Sargent and Samantha Wang
14 July 2020, DevOps.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

QA Manager
FairCom, Salt Lake City, UT

Sales Development Representative
FairCom, Salt Lake City, UT

Apache Cassandra database-Lead
Wipro Limited, New Jersey

Cassandra DBA
TELUS International, Pennsylvania

Database Administrator
PMG Global, Herndon, VA

Presales Data Architect (LATAM - Southeast Remote)
DataStax, Miami, FL

Engineering Lead
HASH, Remote

Data Engineer - Google Cloud
Virtusa, Fremont, CA

Software Engineer - US
MOLOCO, Redwood City, CA

Data Product Engineer, Revenue Science
Twitter, San Francisco, CA

NYA - Data & Analytics (DA)
Daugherty Business Solutions, Franklin Lakes, NJ

Data Engineer SANTA MONICA, CAENGINEERING – BACKEND/ INFRASTRUCTURE
Tapcart, Santa Monica, CA

SDET Engineer
Ntelicor, Irving, TX

Java Developer
Ntelicor, Dallas, TX

Ruby On Rails Developer (5+ years)
Power Home Remodeling, Glassboro, NJ

Ruby On Rails Developer (5+ years)
Power Home Remodeling, Wilmington, DE

DBA Specialist
THEATRO, Richardson, TX

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here