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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  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.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A relational database management system that stores data in columnsTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
Document storeDocument store
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Score8.64
Rank#46  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score5.08
Rank#71  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
#39  Relational DBMS
Score1.83
Rank#126  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score2.06
Rank#122  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseignite.apache.orgwww.monetdb.orgpingcap.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comapacheignite.readme.io/­docswww.monetdb.org/­Documentationpingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperDataStaxApache Software FoundationMonetDB BVPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2011201520042016
Current release6.8, April 2020Apache Ignite 2.6Jun2020-SP1, July 20204.0.1, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java, .NetCGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding via remote tableshorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyes (replicated cache)none infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)noyes infowith TiSpark Connector
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 infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 objectSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Numascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 24200+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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