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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. Greenplum vs. H2 vs. H2GIS

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  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.Analytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Spatial extension of H2
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score7.58
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score12.85
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score9.72
Rank#49  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#341  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comgreenplum.orgwww.h2database.comwww.h2gis.org
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.greenplum.orgwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­home
DeveloperCockroach LabsPivotal Software Inc.Thomas MuellerCNRS
Initial release2015200520052013
Current release21.1.2, June 20216.7.1, April 20202.1.210, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoLGPL 3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
LinuxAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemedynamic schemayesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 infosince Version 4.2nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
JavaJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infobased on H2
Triggersnoyesyesyes
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 RAFTShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTSource-replica replicationWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes infobased on H2
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.nonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on H2
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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, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, Bitski, Five9,...
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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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