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DBMS > BoltDB vs. CockroachDB vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. CockroachDB vs. SingleStore

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for 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.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.59
Rank#226  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score6.73
Rank#59  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#67  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.cockroachlabs.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperCockroach LabsSingleStore Inc.
Initial release201320152013
Current release21.1.2, June 20217.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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CockroachCloud: Get your applications to market faster with a fully managed CockroachDB instance. Leave the daily maintenance, security, and operations of your database to us, and spend more time building apps and running your business.SingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, most capable cloud database for operational analytics, machine learning, & AI. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities.
Implementation languageGoGoC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemayes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGoC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
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 RAFTSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication using RAFTSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BoltDBCockroachDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc,...
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 1.2K+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 4K+ CockroachCloud...
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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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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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