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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. Drizzle vs. EXASOL vs. InfluxDB

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
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.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.High-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score5.58
Rank#68  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.exasol.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docswww.exasol.com/­en/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperCockroach LabsDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerExasol
Initial release2015200820002013
Current release19.2.6, April 20207.2.4, September 20121.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoC++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemedynamic schemayesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C
C++
Java
PHP
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsno
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesno
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 RAFTShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
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.noyesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
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CockroachDBDrizzleEXASOLInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a Distributed SQL database architected for modern cloud applications....
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersComcast, LUSH, Bose, Kindred, Nubank, Baidu, SpaceX, TuneGO, eBay, DoorDash, Norfolk...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 600+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 120+ CockroachCloud...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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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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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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