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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. EDB Postgres vs. Sequoiadb

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  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.The EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.NewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.73
Rank#59  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score2.62
Rank#108  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#241  Overall
#38  Document stores
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.enterprisedb.comwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docswww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docswww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperCockroach LabsEnterpriseDBSequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release201520052013
Current release21.1.2, June 2021V13, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemedynamic schemayesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.JavaScript
Triggersnoyesno
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 RAFThorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-source replicationSource-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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access control
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CockroachDBEDB PostgresSequoiadb
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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PostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Complete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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New applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersComcast, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc,...
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MasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 1.2K+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 4K+ CockroachCloud...
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Listed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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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 and Commercial core based licensing.
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