DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Cassandra vs. OmniSci vs. OrientDB

System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. OmniSci vs. OrientDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score123.22
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score2.08
Rank#105  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score5.14
Rank#59  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#9  Key-value stores
Websitecassandra.apache.orgwww.omnisci.comorientdb.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latestorientdb.org/­docs/­3.0.x
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookMapD Technologies, Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud
Initial release200820162010
Current release3.11.4, February 2019V43.0.23, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaC++ and CUDAJava
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
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
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yesSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava, Javascript
TriggersyesnoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infoRound robinSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
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 integritynonoyes inforelationship 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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
More information provided by the system vendor
CassandraOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018OrientDB
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
» more
Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
» more
Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
» more
Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
» more
Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesInstaclustr: Fully Hosted and Managed Apache Cassandra
» more

DataStax Enterprise: Apache Cassandra for enterprises.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
CassandraOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018OrientDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Cassandra keeps climbing the ranks of the DB-Engines Ranking
3 May 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Oracle is the DBMS of the Year
5 January 2016, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Winners, losers and an attractive newcomer in Novembers DB-Engines ranking
2 November 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Graph DBMS increased their popularity by 500% within the last 2 years
3 March 2015, Paul Andlinger

Graph DBMSs are gaining in popularity faster than any other database category
21 January 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Conferences and events

DataStax Accelerate
San Diego, California, USA, 11-13 May 2020

Recent citations in the news

Introducing Jakarta NoSQL
15 October 2019, InfoQ.com

DataStax Grants Early Access to CDC Connector for Kafka
10 October 2019, Database Trends and Applications

Content Strategist - Grubhub
16 October 2019, Built In Chicago

DataStax Announces Change Data Capture (CDC) Connector for Apache Kafka®
30 September 2019, Valdosta Daily Times

DataStax offers bidirectional data dexterity for Apache Kafka
6 October 2019, ComputerWeekly.com

provided by Google News

GPU Database Market 2019 Precise Outlook – Anaconda, NVIDIA, Brytlyt, Neo4j, Blazegraph, Kinetica, Fuzzy Logix
17 October 2019, marketresearchjournals

GPU Database Market Is Touching New Level|Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream
11 October 2019, Global Industry Network

The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q4 2019
15 October 2019, insideBIGDATA

Review: OmniSci GPU database lifts huge data sets
1 April 2019, InfoWorld

Global GPU Database Market Explored In Latest Research | Key Players: Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream, Neo4j, Nvidia
13 October 2019, 12 Minute Book

provided by Google News

Graph Database Market 2019 Strategic Assessment – AWS, Neo4j, Orientdb, Teradata
15 October 2019, Research Writeups

GRAPH DATABASE Market to Make Great Impact in Near Future | DataStax, Franz Inc., Neo4j, Inc., Oracle Corporation, OrientDB, MongoDB
17 October 2019, Online News Guru

Graph Database Market 2019 Status Analysis : triAGENS GmbH(Arango DB), Neo4j, Inc, OrientDB Ltd, Cayley
16 October 2019, News Adopt

Introducing Jakarta NoSQL
15 October 2019, InfoQ.com

Graph Database Market Analysis 2019 - triAGENS GmbH(Arango DB), Neo4j, Inc, OrientDB Ltd, Cayley
25 September 2019, News Coed

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Data Architect (Remote)
First San Francisco Partners, Remote

Cassandra Database Engineer
Synchronoss, Bridgewater, NJ

Database Engineer
Geologics Corporation, Richardson, TX

Database Engineer (i360)
KOCH INDUSTRIES INC, Arlington, VA

Database Reliability Engineer
Yelp, San Francisco, CA

Senior Database Engineer
OmniSci, San Francisco, CA

Application Support Engineer (Eastern US)
OmniSci, Remote

Senior Software Engineer
OmniSci, San Francisco, CA

Software Engineer - Backend Team
OmniSci, San Francisco, CA

Senior Backend Test Engineer
OmniSci, San Francisco, CA

Temporary Oracle DBA
KPMG, Atlanta, GA

Software Engineer - Entitlements & Payments
iStreamPlanet, Remote

Data Scientist
Cerebri AI, Washington, DC

Data Scientist
Cerebri AI, Austin, TX

Temporary Oracle DBA
KPMG, Chicago, IL

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here