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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Stardog

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score120.66
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score3.62
Rank#79  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score0.81
Rank#165  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitecassandra.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmlwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookOracleStardog-Union
Initial release200820112010
Current release3.11.5, October 201919.5, November 20196.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Editioncommercial 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
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'schema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyes
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 solutionyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
RESTful HTTP APIGraphQL 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
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.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"Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleElectable Master-Slave per shardMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyeswith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
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 operationsconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID
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 infooff heap cacheyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles
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CassandraOracle NoSQLStardog
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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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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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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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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Oracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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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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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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