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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Datomic

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Datomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durability
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score9.80
Rank#43  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score2.50
Rank#108  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.datomic.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comdocs.datomic.com
DeveloperDataStaxCognitect
Initial release20112012
Current release6.7, December 20180.9
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, Clojure
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoTransaction Functions
TriggersyesBy using transaction functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"none infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peers
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peers
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
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 infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes inforecommended only for testing and development
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno
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Datastax EnterpriseDatomic
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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