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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. Cassandra vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. MarkLogic

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  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 accessCloud-based data warehousing serviceOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.51
Rank#204  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score120.36
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score1.90
Rank#118  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score12.25
Rank#39  Overall
#7  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacecassandra.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.marklogic.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorycassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdocs.marklogic.com
DeveloperFairCom CorporationApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookIBMMarkLogic Corp.
Initial release1979200820142001
Current releaseV11.5, November 20173.11.6, February 20209.0, 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++JavaC++
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
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yesyes infoSQL92
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Java API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
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
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noPL/SQL, SQL PLyes infovia XQuery or JavaScript
Triggersyesyesyesyes
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
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 possibleyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobs
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transaction
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.yesnoyesyes, with Range Indexes
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 objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levels
More information provided by the system vendor
c-treeACECassandraIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBMarkLogic
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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Apache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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The MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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No single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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The main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Internet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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MarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Apple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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MarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Cassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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MarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Apache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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MarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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