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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. Graphite vs. Hive vs. Ignite

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  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.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called Whisperdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score6.73
Rank#59  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score5.09
Rank#71  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score85.58
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score4.85
Rank#74  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webhive.apache.orgignite.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iocwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homeapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperCockroach LabsChris DavisApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookApache Software Foundation
Initial release2015200620122015
Current release21.1.2, June 20213.1.2, August 2019Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoPythonJavaC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Unix
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemayesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP API
Sockets
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersnononoyes (cache interceptors and events)
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 RAFTnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTnoneselectable replication factoryes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and rolesSecurity Hooks for custom implementations
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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, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 1.2K+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 4K+ 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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