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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. GeoMesa vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. NSDb vs. WakandaDB

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  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.GeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelWide column storeSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.30
Rank#55  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.95
Rank#204  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score23.10
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#376  Overall
#21  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.geomesa.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsnsdb.iowakanda.github.io
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsnsdb.io/­Architecturedoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperDataStaxCCRi and othersMicrosoftWakanda SAS
Initial release20112014201620172012
Current release6.8, April 20203.2.0, April 20212.7.0 (April 29, 2019), April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaC++Java, ScalaC++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
hostedLinux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnoyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
Java
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoTransact SQLnoyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"depending on storage layerSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingdepending on storage layeryesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
depending on storage layerImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesUsing Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesdepending on storage layerno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageyesyes
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Datastax EnterpriseGeoMesaMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseNSDbWakandaDB
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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