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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. Databend vs. PlanetScale

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatabend  Xexclude from comparisonPlanetScale  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCockroachDB 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.An open-source, elastic, and workload-aware cloud data warehouse designed to meet businesses' massive-scale analytics needs at low cost and with low complexityScalable, distributed, serverless MySQL database platform built on top of Vitess
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.45
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#294  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#162  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comgithub.com/­datafuselabs/­databend
www.databend.com
planetscale.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.databend.complanetscale.com/­docs
DeveloperCockroach LabsDatabend LabsPlanetScale
Initial release201520212020
Current release24.1.0, May 20241.0.59, April 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageGoRustGo
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
hosted
Linux
macOS
Docker
Linux
macOS
Data schemedynamic schemayesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBCCLI Client
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
MySQL protocol
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal 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 RAFTnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency across shards
Immediate Consistency within a shard
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACID at shard level
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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