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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. CockroachDB vs. GeoSpock

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparison
GeoSpock seems to be discontinued. Therefore it will be excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseCockroachDB 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.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scale
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score2.06
Rank#123  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score5.73
Rank#58  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.cockroachlabs.comgeospock.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCockroach LabsGeoSpock
Initial release20142015
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 201924.1.0, May 20242.0, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoJava, Javascript
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesdynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyestemporal, categorical
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBCJDBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal 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 RAFTAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyRole-based access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per table

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