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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 TokuMX?

TokuMX is a drop-in replacement for MongoDB, and offers 20X performance improvements, 90% reduction in database size, and support for ACID transactions with MVCC. TokuMX has the same binaries, supports the same drivers, data model, and features of MongoDB, because it shares much of its code with MongoDB.

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    Companies

    What companies use Cassandra?
    300 companies on StackShare use Cassandra
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    15 companies on StackShare use Riak
    What companies use TokuMX?
    2 companies on StackShare use TokuMX

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Cassandra?
    19 tools on StackShare integrate with Cassandra
    What tools integrate with Riak?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Riak
    What tools integrate with TokuMX?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with TokuMX

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

    • 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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