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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. RavenDB

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score123.23
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score2.57
Rank#100  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score3.88
Rank#73  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websitecassandra.apache.orgwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverravendb.net
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookPerconaHibernating Rhinos
Initial release200820082010
Current release3.11.5, October 20198.0.17-8, October 20194.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C#
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-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.noyes
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yesSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
XtraDB Cluster
Multi-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
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 objectUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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CassandraPercona Server for MySQLRavenDB
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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100% drop in replacement for MySQL Provides enterprise-grade features in an open...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Open source product means improved ROI and no vendor lock-in MyRocks reduces write-amplification...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Transaction-based web site E-commerce applications Structured and predictable data...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Facebook Bloomberg EA Sports Advertise.com Rent the Runway Pepper.com Pivotal Big...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Over 4,500,000 downloads 1000+ customers. Awarded Bronze Stevie® Award winner ​
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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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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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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