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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. NSDb vs. OrigoDB vs. Snowflake

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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.Scalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
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Score9.28
Rank#53  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#50  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Score93.51
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisensdb.ioorigodb.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comnsdb.io/­Architectureorigodb.com/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperDataStaxRobert Friberg et alSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201120172009 infounder the name LiveDB2014
Current release6.8, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaJava, ScalaC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
macOS
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringUser defined using .NET types and collectionsyes
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.nonono infocan be achieved using .NETyes
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Scala
.NetJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesyes infoDomain Eventsno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardinghorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizedyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
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 integritynonodepending on modelyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesUsing Apache Luceneyes infoWrite ahead logyes
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 objectRole based authorizationUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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Datastax EnterpriseNSDbOrigoDBSnowflake
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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