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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. HBase vs. Sequoiadb

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  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.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.95
Rank#57  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score41.66
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.52
Rank#257  Overall
#40  Document stores
#119  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comhbase.apache.orgwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docshbase.apache.orgwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperCockroach LabsApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release201520082013
Current release21.1.2, June 20212.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in JavaJavaScript
Triggersnoyesno
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
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)Document is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACsimple password-based access control
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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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