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DBMS > Cassandra vs. Heroic vs. Linter vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Heroic vs. Linter vs. SWC-DB

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchRDBMS for high security requirementsA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score120.88
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#331  Overall
#143  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitecassandra.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexlinter.ru/­engithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookSpotifyrelex.ru/­enAlex Kashirin
Initial release2008201419902020
Current release4.0.1, September 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQLno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
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
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CassandraHeroicLinterSWC-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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