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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. mSQL vs. NSDb vs. OrigoDB

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score119.28
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score1.84
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#52  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orghughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlnsdb.ioorigodb.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestnsdb.io/­Architectureorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookHughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et al
Initial release2008199420172009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release4.0.1, September 20214.3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCJava, ScalaC#
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
macOS
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringUser defined using .NET types and collections
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 infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)A subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Java
Scala
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes
Triggersyesnoyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneShardinghorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
noneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononodepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Luceneyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnoRole based authorization
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CassandramSQL infoMini SQLNSDbOrigoDB
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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