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Cloudant vs. Cassandra

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Description Document-oriented database Second Generation Distributed Database
Multi-user system Yes Yes
Operating system
Programming language
Website cloudant.​com cassandra.​apache.​org
Database model
Query language
Transactions Conditional Yes
Unicode Yes Yes
Referential integrity No No
Sharding Yes Yes
Replication Yes Yes
Map and reduce Yes Yes
Revision control Yes Yes
Atomicity Yes Yes
Consistency No Yes
Isolation Yes Yes
Durability (data storage) Yes Yes
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes
Integrity model
Software distribution ?
Full text search Yes No
Preference (44% global votes) (25% global votes)
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes ?
Documentation level ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
RESTful Yes ?
TTL for entries Yes Yes
Value size max. 64 MB 2 GB
Conditional entry updates Yes Yes
Composite keys Yes Yes
Free to use Yes Yes
Active Yes Yes
Compression Yes Yes
Real time analytics Yes ?
Shared nothing architecture Yes Yes
Web interface Yes ?
API Good ?
Secondary Indexes Yes Yes
Graph support No Yes
Embeddable Yes Yes
Geospatial Indexes Yes No
Locking model
Data storage
Replication mode
Native driver
Cloud platform support ?
Data types
Function Based Index No ?
Log Yes ?
Implementation flexibility (75% global votes) (0% global votes)
Backup functionality Good ?
Query Cache Yes ?
Ease of use ★★★★★ ?
Siblings Yes ?
In-Place Update Yes ?
Free for commercial use Yes ?
Open Source Yes Yes
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ?
Cloud-enabled Yes ?
Geospatial Yes ?
JSON Yes ?
Geo-distributed Yes ?
Re-Reduce Yes ?
Fully Distributed Yes ?
Auto-Sharding Yes ?
Free edition Yes ?
No ?
:) Yes ?
Monitoring UI Yes ?
bullshit compliance Yes ?
Admin interface? Yes ?
Memory minimum ? 8 GB
Extension/Plug-in ? Yes
Price rating ? ★★★☆☆
Standard compliance ? Yes
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