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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Stardog vs. Yanza

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualizationTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelWide column storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score119.18
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score1.45
Rank#144  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.00
Rank#340  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgwww.stardog.comyanza.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookStardog-UnionYanza
Initial release200820102015
Current release3.11.8, August 20207.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentscommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-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.nono infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)Yes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Serverno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javano
Triggersyesyes infovia event handlersyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"nonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMulti-source replication in HA-Clusternone
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-ClusterImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDno
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 objectAccess rights for users and rolesno
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CassandraStardogYanza
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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