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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. RocksDB

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score123.23
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.53
Rank#203  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitecassandra.apache.orgwww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodbrocksdb.org
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookPerconaFacebook, Inc.
Initial release200820152013
Current release3.11.5, October 20193.4.10-2.10, November 20176.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL Version 2Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 solutionyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)nono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
proprietary protocol using JSONC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
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
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptno
Triggersyesnono
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 possibleMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoyes
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 infovia In-Memory Engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users and rolesno
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CassandraPercona Server for MongoDBRocksDB
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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100% drop in replacement for MongoDB Provides enterprise-grade features in an open...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Encrypted WiredTiger storage engine provides data at rest encryption SASL authentication...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Unstructured data models Internet of Things applications Meeting requirements for...
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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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Over 385,000 downloads 800+ customers. Awarded Bronze Stevie® Award winner for "New...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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