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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Microsoft Access vs. RavenDB vs. RethinkDB

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  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.Microsoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score8.82
Rank#43  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score129.47
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score3.51
Rank#77  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score3.57
Rank#76  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accessravendb.netrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.commsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxravendb.net/­docsrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperDataStaxMicrosoftHibernating RhinosThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release2011199220102009
Current release6.7, December 20181902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20194.2, May 20192.3.6, July 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C#C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query language (RQL)no
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Triggersyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyesClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneShardingSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnoneMulti-master replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access control on document level using the Authorization Bundleyes infousers and table-level permissions
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Datastax EnterpriseMicrosoft AccessRavenDBRethinkDB
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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