ArangoDB vs Cassandra: What are the differences?
What is Cassandra? A partitioned row store. Rows are organized into tables with a required primary key. 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.
ArangoDB and Cassandra belong to "Databases" category of the tech stack.
"Grahps and documents in one DB" is the primary reason why developers consider ArangoDB over the competitors, whereas "Distributed" was stated as the key factor in picking Cassandra.
ArangoDB and Cassandra are both open source tools. ArangoDB with 8.22K GitHub stars and 576 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Cassandra with 5.27K GitHub stars and 2.35K GitHub forks.
Uber Technologies, Facebook, and Spotify are some of the popular companies that use Cassandra, whereas ArangoDB is used by AresRPG, Stepsize, and Brainhub. Cassandra has a broader approval, being mentioned in 342 company stacks & 239 developers stacks; compared to ArangoDB, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 15 developer stacks.
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