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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. FatDB vs. GridDB

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
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 .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score7.19
Rank#57  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score2.05
Rank#139  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comgriddb.net
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.griddb.net
DeveloperCockroach LabsFatCloudToshiba Corporation
Initial release201520122013
Current release21.1.2, June 20215.1, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC#C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
WindowsLinux
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestamp
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C#C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infovia applicationsno
Triggersnoyes infovia applicationsyes
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 RAFTselectable replication factorSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID at container level
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsAccess rights for users can be defined per database
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Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersComcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, Bitski, Five9,...
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Denso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 25K+ CockroachDB self-hosted clusters 75K+ CockroachDB...
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GitHub trending repository
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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 license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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