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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. CockroachDB vs. H2 vs. Rockset vs. Sqrrl

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score7.53
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score9.81
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#240  Overall
#37  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.cockroachlabs.comwww.h2database.comrockset.comsqrrl.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.rockset.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffCockroach LabsThomas MuellerRocksetAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release20142015200520192012
Current release21.1.2, June 20212.1.210, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptGoJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Windows
All OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemayesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesdynamic typingyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nononono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnoyesyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBCJDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTAccumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
JavaGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsnono
Triggersyesnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTnoneAutomatic shardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication using RAFTWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyesselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDnoAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
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Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Key customersComcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc, Bitski,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 2.5K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 15K+ CockroachDB...
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Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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