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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. FatDB vs. Kingbase

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  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.An enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score7.27
Rank#57  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#241  Overall
#114  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.kingbase.com.cn
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.html
DeveloperCockroach LabsFatCloudBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.
Initial release201520121999
Current release21.1.2, June 2021V8.0, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC#C and Java
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
WindowsLinux
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerStandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C#.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infovia applicationsuser defined functions
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 RAFTShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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An enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Complete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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New applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersComcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, Bitski, Five9,...
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The main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 25K+ CockroachDB self-hosted clusters 75K+ CockroachDB...
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At present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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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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Business license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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