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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. BigObject vs. CrateDB

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesDistributed Date Store based on Lucene
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMS
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.21
Rank#285  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#338  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Score0.95
Rank#180  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Websiteaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financebigobject.iocrate.io
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iocrate.io/­docs
DeveloperAxibase CorporationBigObject, Inc.Crate
Initial release201320152013
Current release15585
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
All OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VM
Data schemeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes, but no triggers and constraints
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuauser defined functions
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategy
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accounts
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AxibaseBigObjectCrateDB
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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