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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. ObjectBox vs. Yanza

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  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.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeObject oriented DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.39
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score16.95
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.75
Rank#194  Overall
#10  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#341  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaseobjectbox.ioyanza.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperCockroach LabsGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014ObjectBox LimitedYanza
Initial release2015201220172015
Current release20.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
hostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-freeyesschema-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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary native APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'nono
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesnoyes infoTimer and event based
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 RAFTnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTonline/offline synchronization between client and servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesyesno
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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, SpaceX, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Kindred,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 800+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 900+ 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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