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DBMS > Cassandra vs. Machbase vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Machbase vs. Riak TS

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSTime Series 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
Score0.03
Rank#331  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#277  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgwww.machbase.comriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestendoc.machbase.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookMachbaseBasho Technologies
Initial release200820132015
Current release4.0.1, September 2021V6.5, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infofree test version availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaCErlang
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)SQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleselectable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
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 integritynonono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectsimple password-based access controlno
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CassandraMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxRiak TS
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Machbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Fastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Distributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Machbase has over 50 customers, including Samsung, POSCO, and Hyundai.
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Real-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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Machbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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