Cassandra vs. RethinkDB vs. Hazelcast



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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 RethinkDB?

RethinkDB is built to store JSON documents, and scale to multiple machines with very little effort. It has a pleasant query language that supports really useful queries like table joins and group by, and is easy to setup and learn.

What is Hazelcast?

With its various distributed data structures, distributed caching capabilities, elastic nature, memcache support, integration with Spring and Hibernate and more importantly with so many happy users, Hazelcast is feature-rich, enterprise-ready and developer-friendly in-memory data grid solution.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Cassandra?
Why do you like Cassandra?

Why do developers choose RethinkDB?
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Why do developers choose Hazelcast?
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Cons

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

What are the cons of using RethinkDB?
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What are the cons of using Hazelcast?
No Cons submitted yet for Hazelcast
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Pricing

How much does Cassandra cost?
How much does RethinkDB cost?
How much does Hazelcast cost?

Companies

What companies use Cassandra?
379 companies on StackShare use Cassandra
What companies use RethinkDB?
51 companies on StackShare use RethinkDB
What companies use Hazelcast?
26 companies on StackShare use Hazelcast

Integrations

What tools integrate with Cassandra?
20 tools on StackShare integrate with Cassandra
What tools integrate with RethinkDB?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with RethinkDB
What tools integrate with Hazelcast?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Hazelcast

What are some alternatives to Cassandra, RethinkDB, and Hazelcast?

  • 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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