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DBMS > CockroachDB vs. EXASOL vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. EXASOL vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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.High-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF storeKey-value store
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Score6.46
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score4.27
Rank#79  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#216  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.10
Rank#311  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.exasol.comrdf4j.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docswww.exasol.com/­resourcesrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperCockroach LabsExasolSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer Plaha
Initial release2015200020042018
Current release21.1.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScala
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemayesyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 PostgreSQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Java
Lua
Python
R
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesno
Triggersnoyesyesno
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 RAFTShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
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, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnono
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CockroachDBEXASOLRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSwayDB
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, TuneGo, Shipt,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 1.2K+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 4K+ CockroachCloud...
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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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