From ☞ Amandeep Khurana a nice matrix comparing characteristics of Cassandra, HBase and PNUTS:
Recently, in a course that I’m taking at UC Santa Cruz, I got a chance to present the PNUTS paper and compare the system with Bigtable and Dynamo.
The Cassandra, HBase, and PNUTS matrix includes details about:
- data model
- consistency model
- ACID semantics
- fault tolerance
You should also check Cassandra and HBase Compared