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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. H2 vs. Memcached vs. Riak TS

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  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.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.95
Rank#57  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score9.56
Rank#50  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score25.40
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.33
Rank#287  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.h2database.comwww.memcached.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperCockroach LabsThomas MuellerDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalBasho Technologies
Initial release2015200520032015
Current release21.1.2, June 20212.1.210, January 20221.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaCErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemedynamic schemayesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnono
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 indexesyesyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Java.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
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 RAFTnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno
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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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