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DBMS > BoltDB vs. CrateDB vs. SAP IQ vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. CrateDB vs. SAP IQ vs. TypeDB

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Distributed Date Store based on LuceneColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS infocolumn-orientedGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.87
Rank#233  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
Score0.91
Rank#227  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
#16  Search engines
Score4.51
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score1.39
Rank#182  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#90  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltcrate.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlvaticle.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docshelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperCrateSAP, formerly SybaseVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release2013201319942016
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 20192.14.1, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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CrateDB Cloud: The operational database that enables data insights at scale. Available on Azure, AWS and Google Cloud.
Implementation languageGoJavaJava
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and constraintsyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesGoErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factorSAP/Sybase Replication ServerMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integrationyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
More information provided by the system vendor
BoltDBCrateDBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open-source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Meet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications. In those scenarios,...
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Entity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data in order to monitor,...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain , ALPLA...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2013. CrateDB was the winner of the...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB on-premises is open source and free to use under the Apache...
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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