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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. GeoSpock vs. RethinkDB

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
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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 scaleDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
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Score5.73
Rank#58  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score2.66
Rank#107  Overall
#20  Document stores
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comgeospock.comrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperCockroach LabsGeoSpockThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release20152009
Current release24.1.0, May 20242.0, September 20192.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJava, JavascriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemayesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
TriggersnonoClient-side triggers through changefeeds
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 inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
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 dataACIDnoAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC based
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 controlAccess rights for users can be defined per tableyes infousers and table-level permissions

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