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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. GeoSpock vs. HEAVY.AI

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  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.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardware
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.69
Rank#57  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#302  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Score1.33
Rank#150  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comgeospock.comgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.heavy.ai
DeveloperCockroach LabsGeoSpockHEAVY.AI, Inc.
Initial release20152016
Current release21.1.2, June 20212.0, September 20195.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageGoJava, JavascriptC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemedynamic schemayesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyestemporal, categoricalno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBCJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
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 RAFTAutomatic shardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CockroachDBGeoSpockHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Optimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Only HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Advanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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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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HEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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