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Score 7.2 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

DataStax

Datastax Cassandra is a Java based linearly scalable NoSQL database, best-in-class tunable performance, fault tolerant, distributed, masterless, time series database and has easy-to-use administration and monitoring functionality with opscenter. Configured correctly there is no downtime and no data loss. The documentation is exhaustive, and the community is agile and supportive, and Datastax provides good support. For all these reasons, Datastax Cassandra has become a NoSQL technology of choice for many platforms.However it has some time investment on infrastructure and regular operational tasks, and if you do not have bandwidth for it, a managed NoSQL solution like DynamoDB might be more appropriate. Also if you have search needs on Cassandra and do not have corresponding Spark/Solr setup, Datastax Cassandra might not be ideal for you.
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Oracle NoSQL Database

Oracle NoSQL Database is well-suited for you if your data formats are not consistent, if you have limited hardware resources, if you higher data throughput (whether the database is on the cloud or running locally), and if you don't need a declarative query language to maintain a standardized schema of your data. If you need reduced data redundancy and require ACID compliance, you are better off finding an SQL database solution.
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Pros

DataStax

  • Scalability: it provides near linear scalability being based on open source Cassandra
  • Opscenter: it is a powerful and complete tool for monitoring
  • You can use Spark for analytics workloads
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Oracle NoSQL Database

  • Data-model flexibility. Unlike RDBMS solutions, Oracle NoSQL does not restrict you to a predefined set of data types.
  • Ability to Handle an Increased Amount of Traffic. As Oracle NoSQL can process queries much quicker than Oracle Database, Oracle NoSQL is able to respond to a lot more queries in the same amount of time.
  • Data-model simplicity. In SQL-oriented databases, there is a learning curve in learning the relationship between databases, tables, rows, and keys. On the other hand, Oracle NoSQL's key-value based storage is much easier to get the hang of.
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Cons

DataStax

  • Support for aggregation functions is still limited.
Robert Xu | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle NoSQL Database

  • Fewer analytical functions to choose from. When compared to Oracle Database, there is significant difference in the amount of built-in analytical functions.
  • Eventual data consistency. It is not guaranteed that a write or delete query will be immediately visible for subsequent queries.
  • Data redundancy. As there are no mechanisms that insure data integrity, users are more likely to have redundant data across their documents.
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Likelihood to Renew

DataStax

DataStax 7.7
Based on 3 answers
Based on my experience with Datastax Cassandra.
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Oracle NoSQL Database

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

DataStax

We chose datastax because we need a system always available and capable of ingesting a large amount of data per second, even if eventually consistent and with multi data center sync native support.We considered Cloudera as an alternative using Kafka as the ingestion layer but we were not completely satisfied with the multi data center support.
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Oracle NoSQL Database

I have not used any other types of NoSQL databases.
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Return on Investment

DataStax

  • Almost zero downtime, best for business continuity.
  • Easy to do maintenance online.
Robert Xu | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle NoSQL Database

  • We pay less for computing resources, as Oracle NoSQL databases respond quicker than our previous SQL databases.
  • Our database administrators and software developers do not need to worry about "data massaging" and can focus on perfecting application logic.
  • Oracle NoSQL has built-in integration to other Oracle products, so we didn't not need to spend money on building custom integrators or higher additional developers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

DataStax

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Oracle NoSQL Database

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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