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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. CockroachDB vs. RocksDB

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationCockroachDB 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.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.35
Rank#260  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score6.67
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score3.58
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websiteaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.cockroachlabs.comrocksdb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAxibase CorporationCockroach LabsFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201320152013
Current release1558521.1.2, June 20216.20.3, May 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesdynamic schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesno
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
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 RAFTnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication using RAFTnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlno
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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, SpaceX, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Kindred,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 900+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 2K+ CockroachCloud...
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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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