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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. SQLite vs. TigerGraph

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelWide column storeWide column storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score118.01
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score5.35
Rank#77  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score134.73
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score2.24
Rank#121  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.sqlite.orgwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmldocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookMicrosoftDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2008201220002017
Current release4.0.4, May 20223.38.4  (4 May 2022), May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoPublic Domaincommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaCC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedserver-lessLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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 solutionnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsoptimistic lockingACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locksyes
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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesnoRole-based access control
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CassandraMicrosoft Azure Table StorageSQLiteTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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ANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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