PostgreSQL vs. Cassandra vs. RethinkDB

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Description

What is PostgreSQL?

PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system that supports an extended subset of the SQL standard, including transactions, foreign keys, subqueries, triggers, user-defined types and functions.

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.

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use PostgreSQL?
3014 companies on StackShare use PostgreSQL
What companies use Cassandra?
368 companies on StackShare use Cassandra
What companies use RethinkDB?
51 companies on StackShare use RethinkDB

Integrations

What tools integrate with PostgreSQL?
87 tools on StackShare integrate with PostgreSQL
What tools integrate with Cassandra?
19 tools on StackShare integrate with Cassandra
What tools integrate with RethinkDB?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with RethinkDB

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

  • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
  • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
  • Microsoft SQL Server - A relational database management system developed by Microsoft
  • MariaDB - An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL

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