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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. GridGain vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  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.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.63
Rank#60  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score1.67
Rank#133  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#66  Relational DBMS
Score5.88
Rank#63  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.gridgain.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docswww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperCockroach LabsGridGain Systems, Inc.Basho TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release2015200720092006
Current release21.1.2, June 2021GridGain 8.5.12.1.0, April 20158.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJava, C++, .NetErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemayesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)JavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
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 RAFTShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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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 metrics6.5K+ long-running clusters 1.5K+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 6.5K+ 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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