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DBMS > BigObject vs. CrateDB vs. Kingbase

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. CrateDB vs. Kingbase

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesDistributed Database based on LuceneAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.13
Rank#332  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Score0.72
Rank#222  Overall
#37  Document stores
#5  Spatial DBMS
#15  Search engines
#18  Time Series DBMS
#10  Vector DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#263  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iocratedb.comwww.kingbase.com.cn
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iocratedb.com/­docs
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.CrateBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.
Initial release201520131999
Current releaseV8.0, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and Java
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
All Operating Systems, including Kubernetes with CrateDB Kubernetes Operator supportLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes, but no triggers and constraints, and PostgreSQL compatibilityStandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Supported programming languages.NET
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
R
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuauser defined functions (Javascript)user defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneConfigurable replication on table/partition-levelyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Read-after-write consistency on record level
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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 accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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