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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. SwayDB vs. Tarantool vs. TimescaleDB

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  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.Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageIn-memory database with an integrated application serverA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSKey-value storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
Relational DBMS
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Score9.70
Rank#49  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.02
Rank#335  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#333  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score1.65
Rank#138  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score4.33
Rank#84  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.hawkular.orgswaydb.iowww.tarantool.iowww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidewww.tarantool.io/­en/­docdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperDataStaxCommunity supported by Red HatSimer PlahaMail.ru GroupTimescale
Initial release20112014201820082017
Current release6.8, April 20202.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScalaC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleannumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnonoFull-featured ANSI SQL supportyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
HTTP RESTOpen binary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
Java
Kotlin
Scala
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoLua, C and SQL stored proceduresuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyes infovia Hawkular Alertingnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infobased on CassandranoneHash sharding based on virtual bucketsyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingselectable replication factor infobased on CassandranoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
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
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes, with SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoAtomic execution of operationsACID, read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnonoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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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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