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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 InfluxDB?

InfluxDB is a scalable datastore for metrics, events, and real-time analytics. It has a built-in HTTP API so you don't have to write any server side code to get up and running. InfluxDB is designed to be scalable, simple to install and manage, and fast to get data in and out.

What is HBase?

Apache HBase is an open-source, distributed, versioned, column-oriented store modeled after Google' Bigtable: A Distributed Storage System for Structured Data by Chang et al. Just as Bigtable leverages the distributed data storage provided by the Google File System, HBase provides Bigtable-like capabilities on top of Apache Hadoop.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Cassandra?
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    What are the cons of using InfluxDB?
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    What are the cons of using HBase?
    No Cons submitted yet for HBase
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    Companies

    What companies use Cassandra?
    295 companies on StackShare use Cassandra
    What companies use InfluxDB?
    97 companies on StackShare use InfluxDB
    What companies use HBase?
    48 companies on StackShare use HBase

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Cassandra?
    17 tools on StackShare integrate with Cassandra
    What tools integrate with InfluxDB?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with InfluxDB
    What tools integrate with HBase?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with HBase

    What are some alternatives to Cassandra, InfluxDB, and HBase?

    • 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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