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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelWide column storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score123.40
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.85
Rank#160  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.tigergraph.com/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by Facebook
Initial release20082017
Current release3.11.4, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solution
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)SQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectRole-based access control
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CassandraTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Visa, Uber, AliPay, SoftBank, Wish, China Mobile, State Grid of China, and Zillow
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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Developer & Enterprise Edition: https://www.tigergraph.com/download/ Pricing is available...
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