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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. Greenplum vs. YottaDB

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonYottaDB  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.A fast and solid embedded Key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS infousing the Octo plugin
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.45
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score8.23
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#308  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comgreenplum.orgyottadb.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.greenplum.orgyottadb.com/­resources/­documentation
DeveloperCockroach LabsPivotal Software Inc.YottaDB, LLC
Initial release201520052001
Current release24.1.0, May 20247.0.0, September 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL 3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
LinuxDocker
Linux
Data schemedynamic schemayesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 4.2no
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyesby using the Octo plugin
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol infousing the Octo plugin
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
Go
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
M
Perl
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
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 RAFTSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers and groups based on OS-security mechanisms

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