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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. dBASE vs. EJDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. IBM Db2 warehouse

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  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.dBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.Embeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Cloud-based data warehousing service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.93
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score14.37
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#277  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score3.63
Rank#91  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score1.93
Rank#124  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.dbase.comejdb.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehouse
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docswww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperCockroach LabsAsthon TateSoftmotionsGoogleIBM
Initial release20151979201220152014
Current release21.1.2, June 2021dBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
server-lesshostedhosted
Data schemedynamic schemayesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idnoyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.in-process shared librarygRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
dBase proprietary IDEActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nonoPL/SQL, SQL PL
Triggersnonononoyes
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 RAFTnonenoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTnonenoneInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSnoAtomic single-row operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CockroachDBdBASEEJDBGoogle Cloud BigtableIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Key customersComcast, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc,...
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Market metrics6.5K+ long-running clusters 1.5K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 6.5K+ CockroachDB...
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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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