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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Newts vs. Stardog

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessTime Series DBMS based on CassandraEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score114.85
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#347  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score1.63
Rank#127  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitecassandra.apache.orgopennms.github.io/­newtswww.stardog.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidocs.stardog.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookOpenNMS GroupStardog-Union
Initial release200820142010
Current release3.11.10 , February 20217.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionnoyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
HTTP REST
Java API
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesnoyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMulti-source replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
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
Immediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 objectnoAccess rights for users and roles
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CassandraNewtsStardog
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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