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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 ToroDB?

ToroDB is an open source, document-oriented, JSON database that runs on top of PostgreSQL, providing storage and I/O savings and ACID semantics. ToroDB is MongoDB-compatible, so you can use Mongo clients to connect to it.

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Why do developers choose Cassandra?
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    Why do developers choose HBase?
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    Why do developers choose ToroDB?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using HBase?
    No Cons submitted yet for HBase
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    What are the cons of using ToroDB?
    No Cons submitted yet for ToroDB
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    Pricing

    How much does Cassandra cost?
    How much does HBase cost?
    How much does ToroDB cost?
    ToroDB Pricing

    Companies

    What companies use Cassandra?
    292 companies on StackShare use Cassandra
    What companies use HBase?
    47 companies on StackShare use HBase
    What companies use ToroDB?
    0 companies on StackShare use ToroDB

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Cassandra?
    17 tools on StackShare integrate with Cassandra
    What tools integrate with HBase?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with HBase
    What tools integrate with ToroDB?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with ToroDB

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

    • 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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