Cassandra vs. HBase vs. IronDB



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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 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.

What is IronDB?

IronDB is the best way to store persistent key-value data in the browser. Data saved to IronDB is redundantly stored in Cookies, IndexedDB, LocalStorage, and SessionStorage, and relentlessly self heals if any data therein is deleted or corrupted.

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Pros

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Cassandra?
378 companies on StackShare use Cassandra
What companies use HBase?
62 companies on StackShare use HBase
What companies use IronDB?
0 companies on StackShare use IronDB

Integrations

What tools integrate with Cassandra?
20 tools on StackShare integrate with Cassandra
What tools integrate with HBase?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with HBase
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What are some alternatives to Cassandra, HBase, and IronDB?

  • 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

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