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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Raima Database Manager vs. ScyllaDB

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score116.22
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.52
Rank#273  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score5.63
Rank#77  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Websitecassandra.apache.orgraima.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdocs.raima.comdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookRaima Inc.ScyllaDB
Initial release200819842015
Current release4.1.0, December 202215, June 2021ScyllaDB Open Source 5.0, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaCC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
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.nono infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possibleno
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationyes, Lua
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.noyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnoAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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CassandraRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Raima Database Manager (RDM) is an embedded time-series database optimized to run...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Decreased time-to-market Industry-standard interfaces & tools for making your job...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Typical use cases include: Internet of Things (IoT) Embedded In-Memory Database Time-Series...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Infor, ABB, The Boeing Company, BAE Systems, Dow Jones, Dun & Bradstreet, Fujitsu,...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Over 30 000 applications developers worldwide have field-tested RDM products More...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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Just as the technical aspects of Raima Database Manager are flexible, so are the...
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