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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Newts vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. RDF4J

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessTime Series DBMS based on CassandraA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSDocument storeRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score118.75
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#343  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#192  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score0.58
Rank#222  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitecassandra.apache.orgopennms.github.io/­newtswww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodbrdf4j.org
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikiwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmlrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookOpenNMS GroupPerconaSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2008201420152004
Current release3.11.8, August 20203.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL Version 2Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 solutionnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)nonono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
HTTP REST
Java API
proprietary protocol using JSONJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaActionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScriptyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infobased on CassandraShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnoAccess rights for users and rolesno
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CassandraNewtsPercona Server for MongoDBRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
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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