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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. EsgynDB vs. Weaviate

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  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.Enterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.46
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#268  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#286  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.esgyn.cngithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docswww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperCockroach LabsEsgynSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201520152017
Current release21.1.2, June 20211.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC++, JavaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemedynamic schemayesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 indexesyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresno
Triggersnonono
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 RAFTShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
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 dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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-standardOpenID Connect Discovery
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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, 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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