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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. c-treeEDGE vs. Cassandra

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Database built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.Wide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write access
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.57
Rank#213  Overall
#37  Key-value stores
#103  Relational DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#246  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score119.84
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgecassandra.apache.org
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorylearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorycassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latest
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFairCom CorporationApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by Facebook
Initial release197919792008
Current releaseV11.5, November 2017V1, Juni 20183.11.7, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++ANSI C, C++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Android
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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 indexesyesyesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solution
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++no
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Fine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
c-treeACEc-treeEDGECassandra
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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The c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Apache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Top Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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No single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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c-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Internet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Apple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Cassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Just as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Apache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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