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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 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.

What is RocksDB?

RocksDB is an embeddable persistent key-value store for fast storage. RocksDB can also be the foundation for a client-server database but our current focus is on embedded workloads. RocksDB builds on LevelDB to be scalable to run on servers with many CPU cores, to efficiently use fast storage, to support IO-bound, in-memory and write-once workloads, and to be flexible to allow for innovation.

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Why do developers choose Cassandra?
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    Why do developers choose Riak?
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    Why do developers choose RocksDB?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using Riak?
    No Cons submitted yet for Riak
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    What are the cons of using RocksDB?
    No Cons submitted yet for RocksDB
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    Companies

    What companies use Cassandra?
    292 companies on StackShare use Cassandra
    What companies use Riak?
    15 companies on StackShare use Riak
    What companies use RocksDB?
    4 companies on StackShare use RocksDB

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Cassandra?
    17 tools on StackShare integrate with Cassandra
    What tools integrate with Riak?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Riak
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Cassandra, Riak, and RocksDB?

    • 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

    See all alternatives to Cassandra

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