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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. SingleStore vs. SQLite vs. Yaacomo

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score119.20
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score6.51
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score128.68
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#348  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgwww.singlestore.comwww.sqlite.orgyaacomo.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdocs.singlestore.comwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookSingleStore Inc.Dwayne Richard HippQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release2008201320002009
Current release4.0.1, September 20217.3, December 20203.37.0  (27 November 2021), November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoPublic Domaincommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredserver-lessAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column typesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes, but no triggers and foreign keysyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infovia file-system locksyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CassandraSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSQLiteYaacomo
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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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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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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