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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Ignite vs. OpenEdge vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Application development environment with integrated database management systemDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score123.55
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score6.03
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Score4.66
Rank#79  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#329  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgignite.apache.orgwww.progress.com/­openedgeriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookApache Software FoundationProgress Software CorporationBasho TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release20082015198420092006
Current release4.0.1, September 2021Apache Ignite 2.6OpenEdge 12.2, March 20202.1.0, April 20158.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java, .NetErlangC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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.noyesyesnono
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yesJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardinghorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4Sharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes (replicated cache)Source-replica replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)noyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsUsers and groupsnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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