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DBMS > Apache Kylin vs. CockroachDB vs. Faircom DB vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Kylin vs. CockroachDB vs. Faircom DB vs. TerarkDB

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackCockroachDB 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.Native high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.20
Rank#160  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score6.67
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#323  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitekylin.apache.orgwww.cockroachlabs.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docswww.cockroachlabs.com/­docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorygithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncCockroach LabsFairCom CorporationTerark
Initial release2015201519792016
Current release3.1.0, July 202021.1.2, June 2021V12, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoANSI C, C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Data schemeyesdynamic schemaschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresno
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)yes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++no
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal 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 RAFTFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache KylinCockroachDBFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACETerarkDB
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Achieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Top Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Real-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersComcast, SpaceX, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Kindred,...
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Microsoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 900+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 2K+ CockroachCloud...
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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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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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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