Runtime Performance Benchmarking for NoSQL Databases

  • C.-F. Andor Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • B. Pârv Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania


An experimental study regarding the performance of NoSQL database management systems is presented in this paper. In this study, two NoSQL database management systems (MongoDB and Cassandra) were compared, and the following factors were considered: degree of parallelism and workload. Two distinct workloads (mostly read and update heavy) were used, and various numbers of client threads. The measured results refer to total runtime and they confirm that MongoDB outperforms Cassandra in almost all tests considered.


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How to Cite
ANDOR, C.-F.; PÂRV, B.. Runtime Performance Benchmarking for NoSQL Databases. Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai Informatica, [S.l.], v. 64, n. 1, p. 77-90, june 2019. ISSN 2065-9601. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 09 feb. 2023. doi: