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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. JSqlDb vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Rockset

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  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.DataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.JavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesWidely used in-process key-value storeA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Key-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Document store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.16
Rank#59  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score7.99
Rank#51  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#347  Overall
#51  Document stores
#22  Object oriented DBMS
Score2.95
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#217  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisejsqldb.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlrockset.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.datastax.comdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmldocs.rockset.com
DeveloperCockroach LabsDataStaxKonrad von BackstromOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleRockset
Initial release20152011201819942019
Current release20.2, November 20206.8, April 20200.8, December 201818.1 (Core), June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infocommercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageGoJavaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
hosted
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnonodynamic typing
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.nononoyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJDBCProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonofunctions in JavaScriptnono
Triggersnoyesnoyes infoonly for the SQL APIno
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 RAFTSharding infono "single point of failure"nonenoneAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnoneSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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CockroachDBDatastax EnterpriseJSqlDbOracle Berkeley DBRockset
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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DataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Supporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Applications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersComcast, SpaceX, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Kindred,...
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Capital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 800+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 900+ CockroachCloud...
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Among the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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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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