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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. Ehcache vs. GeoMesa vs. Heroic

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  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.A widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score7.69
Rank#57  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score6.54
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.75
Rank#203  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#280  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.ehcache.orgwww.geomesa.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docswww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperCockroach LabsTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGCCRi and othersSpotify
Initial release2015200920142014
Current release21.1.2, June 20213.9.6, September 20213.2.0, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJCacheHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersnono
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 infoby using Terracotta Serverdepending on storage layerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTyes infoby using Terracotta Serverdepending on storage layeryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)depending on storage layerEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesdepending on storage layerno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlnoyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storage
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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, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc, Bitski,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 2.5K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 15K+ 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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