PostgreSQL vs. Cassandra vs. ToroDB



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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 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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Pros

Why do developers choose PostgreSQL?
Why do you like PostgreSQL?

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

What are the cons of using PostgreSQL?
No Cons submitted yet for PostgreSQL
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What are the cons of using Cassandra?
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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 PostgreSQL cost?
How much does Cassandra cost?
How much does ToroDB cost?
ToroDB Pricing

Companies

What companies use PostgreSQL?
3075 companies on StackShare use PostgreSQL
What companies use Cassandra?
379 companies on StackShare use Cassandra
What companies use ToroDB?
0 companies on StackShare use ToroDB

Integrations

What tools integrate with PostgreSQL?
88 tools on StackShare integrate with PostgreSQL
What tools integrate with Cassandra?
20 tools on StackShare integrate with Cassandra
What tools integrate with ToroDB?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with ToroDB

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

  • 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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