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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Datomic vs. InterSystems Caché vs. RocksDB

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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 durabilityA multi-model DBMS and application serverEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.51
Rank#48  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score2.83
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score3.54
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#44  Relational DBMS
Score3.65
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.datomic.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cacherocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comdocs.datomic.comdocs.intersystems.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperDataStaxCognitectInterSystemsFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2011201219972013
Current release6.8, April 20200.9.5951, July 20192017.2, October 20176.11.4, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, ClojureC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesdepending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
RESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
C#
C++
Java
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoTransaction Functionsyesno
TriggersyesBy using transaction functionsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"none infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenone
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 peersSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
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 developmentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnoAccess rights for users, groups and rolesno
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Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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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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