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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. RethinkDB vs. SiriDB

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.Open Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsVector DBMS infostarting with release V5Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score103.86
Rank#12  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score2.84
Rank#106  Overall
#19  Document stores
Score0.11
Rank#346  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgrethinkdb.comsiridb.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestrethinkdb.com/­docsdocs.siridb.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Cesbit
Initial release200820092017
Current release4.1.3, July 20232.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyes infoNumeric data
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)nono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
TriggersyesClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding inforange basedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleSource-replica replicationyes
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
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 operationsAtomic single-document operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC basedyes
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectyes infousers and table-level permissionssimple rights management via user accounts
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Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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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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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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