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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. ClickHouse vs. CockroachDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Column-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexCockroachDB 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.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#231  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score12.83
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score7.69
Rank#57  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltclickhouse.techwww.cockroachlabs.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docswww.cockroachlabs.com/­docs
DeveloperClickhouse Inc.Cockroach Labs
Initial release201320162015
Current releasev22.4.5.9-stable, May 202221.1.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC++Go
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesdynamic schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoClose to ANSI SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQL
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Supported programming languagesGoC# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
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 RAFT
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access control
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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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