MongoDB vs. Cassandra vs. Riak

Get help choosing one of these Get news updates about these tools


MongoDB

Cassandra

Riak

Favorites

411

Favorites

57

Favorites

16

Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • 623
  • 555
  • 101K
  • -
  • 24
  • 14.7K
  • 1.45K
  • 438
  • 757

GitHub Stats

Description

What is MongoDB?

MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.

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 Riak?

Riak is a distributed database designed to deliver maximum data availability by distributing data across multiple servers. As long as your client can reach one Riak server, it should be able to write data. In most failure scenarios, the data you want to read should be available, although it may not be the most up-to-date version of that data.

Pros about this tool

Why do you like MongoDB?

Why do you like Cassandra?

Why do you like Riak?

Cons about this tool

Companies Using

Integrations

Latest News

Sharded replica sets - MySQL and MongoDB
This Week in Data with Colin Charles 28: Percona Liv...
MongoDB’s Drive to Multi-Document Transactions
Using Instaclustr and Cassandra with Kong
Cassandra Query Language


Interest Over Time


Get help choosing one of these