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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Vertica

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NameDatastax Enterprise  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.Columnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
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Score7.62
Rank#47  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score20.75
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperDataStaxVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release20112005
Current release6.8, April 2020Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMaster-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Datastax EnterpriseVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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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: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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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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