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

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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.In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score123.22
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.51
Rank#205  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score2.04
Rank#106  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgwww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodbwww.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-in-memory-database/­index.html
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmlwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­timesten/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookPerconaOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release200820151998
Current release3.11.4, February 20193.4.10-2.10, November 201711 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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 solutionyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
proprietary protocol using JSONODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
JDBC
ODBC
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
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptPL/SQL
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 replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
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
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
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 infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
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 rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CassandraPercona Server for MongoDBTimesTen
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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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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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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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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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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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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SB Tech Moz Meu Patrocinio Passportal See more Percona customers .
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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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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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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Open source and 100% free of fees and license agreements
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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