Cassandra vs Citus: What are the differences?
Cassandra: A partitioned row store. Rows are organized into tables with a required primary key. Partitioning means that Cassandra can distribute your data across multiple machines in an application-transparent matter. Cassandra will automatically repartition as machines are added and removed from the cluster. Row store means that like relational databases, Cassandra organizes data by rows and columns. The Cassandra Query Language (CQL) is a close relative of SQL; Citus: Worry-free Postgres for SaaS. Built to scale out. Citus is worry-free Postgres for SaaS. Made to scale out, Citus is an extension to Postgres that distributes queries across any number of servers. Citus is available as open source, as on-prem software, and as a fully-managed service.
Cassandra and Citus belong to "Databases" category of the tech stack.
"Distributed" is the top reason why over 96 developers like Cassandra, while over 3 developers mention "Multi-core Parallel Processing" as the leading cause for choosing Citus.
Cassandra and Citus are both open source tools. Cassandra with 5.27K GitHub stars and 2.35K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Citus with 3.64K GitHub stars and 273 GitHub forks.
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