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

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  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 RDBMSQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSMultivalue 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
Score0.39
Rank#254  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#52  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orghughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlwww.openqm.comorigodb.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookHughes TechnologiesMartin PhillipsRobert Friberg et al
Initial release2008199419932009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release4.0.1, September 20214.4, October 20213.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC#
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infowith some exceptionsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesUser 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.nonoyesno infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesyesyes
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, triggersnono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
.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
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesyes
Triggersyesnoyesyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneyeshorizontal 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 possiblenoneyesSource-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
noneImmediate 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 operationsnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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 objectnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelRole based authorization
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CassandramSQL infoMini SQLOpenQM infoalso called QMOrigoDB
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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