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Description

What is Cassandra?

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.

What is RocksDB?

RocksDB is an embeddable persistent key-value store for fast storage. RocksDB can also be the foundation for a client-server database but our current focus is on embedded workloads. RocksDB builds on LevelDB to be scalable to run on servers with many CPU cores, to efficiently use fast storage, to support IO-bound, in-memory and write-once workloads, and to be flexible to allow for innovation.

What is FoundationDB?

FoundationDB is a NoSQL database with a shared nothing architecture. Designed around a "core" ordered key-value database, additional features and data models are supplied in layers. The key-value database, as well as all layers, supports full, cross-key and cross-server ACID transactions.

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Why do developers choose Cassandra?
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    Why do developers choose RocksDB?
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    Why do developers choose FoundationDB?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Cassandra?
    Downsides of Cassandra?

    What are the cons of using RocksDB?
    No Cons submitted yet for RocksDB
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    What are the cons of using FoundationDB?
    No Cons submitted yet for FoundationDB
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    Pricing

    How much does Cassandra cost?
    How much does RocksDB cost?
    How much does FoundationDB cost?
    FoundationDB Pricing

    Companies

    What companies use Cassandra?
    296 companies on StackShare use Cassandra
    What companies use RocksDB?
    4 companies on StackShare use RocksDB
    What companies use FoundationDB?
    1 companies on StackShare use FoundationDB

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Cassandra?
    17 tools on StackShare integrate with Cassandra
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    What are some alternatives to Cassandra, RocksDB, and FoundationDB?

    • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
    • PostgreSQL - A powerful, open source object-relational database system
    • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
    • Microsoft SQL Server - A relational database management system developed by Microsoft

    See all alternatives to Cassandra

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