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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. CockroachDB vs. FileMaker vs. SingleStore

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataCockroachDB 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.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.00
Rank#105  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score7.85
Rank#57  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#61  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.cockroachlabs.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docswww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsCockroach LabsFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSingleStore Inc.
Initial release2012201519832013
Current release0.22.1, December 202121.1.2, June 202119.4.1, November 20217.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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CockroachDB: A cloud-native, distributed SQL database designed for speed, scale, and survival. Get started for free today with a fully-managed CockroachDB cluster -- leave operations behind and get your app to market faster.SingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, modern cloud database for both operational (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) workloads. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities
Implementation languageJavaGoC++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
macOS
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supporteddynamic schemayesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyes infovia pluginsyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBCFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
PHPBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesyes
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedhorizontal 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 RAFTnoneSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMulti-source replication using RAFTSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Source-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemRole-based access controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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Apache DruidCockroachDBFileMakerSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersComcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc, Bitski,...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 2.5K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 15K+ CockroachDB...
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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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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