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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Ignite vs. QuestDB

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  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 high performance, low latency Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
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Score8.36
Rank#47  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score4.87
Rank#66  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#272  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseignite.apache.orgwww.questdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comapacheignite.readme.io/­docswww.questdb.io/­docs/­documentationOverview
DeveloperDataStaxApache Software FoundationQuestDB Limited
Initial release201120152014
Current release6.8, April 2020Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL 3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java, .NetJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language
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
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyes (replicated cache)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
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 integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID for single-table writes
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 objectSecurity Hooks for custom implementations
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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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