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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. HugeGraph

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessA fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsVector DBMS infostarting with release V5
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score98.83
Rank#12  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.17
Rank#335  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orggithub.com/­hugegraph
hugegraph.apache.org
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latesthugegraph.apache.org/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookBaidu
Initial release20082018
Current release4.1.3, July 20230.9
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Unix
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.nono
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes infoalso supports composite index and range index
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)no
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Groovy
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoasynchronous Gremlin script jobs
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"yes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesvia hugegraph-spark
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoedges in graph
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
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectUsers, roles and permissions
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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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