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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. SiriDB vs. Stardog

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessOpen Source Time Series DBMSSemantic graph DBMS, developed in Java
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
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Score125.72
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.03
Rank#321  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#167  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitecassandra.apache.orgsiridb.netwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestsiridb.net/­documentationwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookTransceptor TechnologyComplexible Inc.
Initial release200820172010
Current release3.11.4, February 20194.2.4, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaCJava
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoNumeric datayes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
HTTP APIHTTP API
OWL
SPARQL
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Go
Python
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyesnoyes infovia event handlers
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 possibleyesMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster infousing Apache ZooKeeper
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 in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes inforelationships in graphs
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles
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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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