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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. HyperSQL vs. PostGIS

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  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.Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Vector DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score6.31
Rank#57  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score3.90
Rank#85  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score23.90
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisehsqldb.orgpostgis.net
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmlpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperDataStax
Initial release201120012005
Current release6.8, April 20202.7.2, June 20233.4.2, February 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modes
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQLuser defined functions
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnoneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
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 integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on PostgreSQL
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Datastax EnterpriseHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBPostGIS
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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