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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Ignite vs. Vertica

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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.Columnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.15
Rank#42  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score4.45
Rank#68  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
#37  Relational DBMS
Score22.51
Rank#29  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseignite.apache.orgwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comapacheignite.readme.io/­docswww.vertica.com/­documentation/­vertica
DeveloperDataStaxApache Software FoundationVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release201120152005
Current release6.7, December 2018Apache Ignite 2.6Vertica Analytics Platform 9.2.x, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoavailable on Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure
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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Kafka
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyes (replicated cache)Master-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Datastax EnterpriseIgniteVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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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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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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