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DBMS > Badger vs. CockroachDB vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Badger vs. CockroachDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameBadger  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.CockroachDB 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.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 modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score7.85
Rank#57  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.cockroachlabs.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperDGraph LabsCockroach LabsTerark
Initial release201720152016
Current release21.1.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoGoC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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 SQLnoyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesGoC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal 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 nodesnoneMulti-source replication using RAFTnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-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, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc, Bitski,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 2.5K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 15K+ CockroachDB...
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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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