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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  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.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureWidely used RDBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.28
Rank#53  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.66
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score478.24
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score1262.82
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.kinetica.comwww.mongodb.comwww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperDataStaxKineticaMongoDB, IncOracle
Initial release2011201220091980
Current release6.8, April 20207.1, August 20215.0.8, April 202219c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsJavaScriptPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.Sharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingSource-replica replicationMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAccess 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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Native and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Best in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Any application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Citibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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The largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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200+ million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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Always Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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