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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. PostGIS vs. Rockset

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  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.Spatial extension of PostgreSQLA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelWide column storeSpatial DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Vector DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
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Score6.31
Rank#57  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score23.90
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.84
Rank#209  Overall
#35  Document stores
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisepostgis.netrockset.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.compostgis.net/­documentationdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperDataStaxRockset
Initial release201120052019
Current release6.8, April 20203.4.2, February 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"yes infobased on PostgreSQLAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyes infobased on PostgreSQLyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDno
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectyes infobased on PostgreSQLAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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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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