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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. Heroic vs. InfluxDB vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. SingleStore

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.39
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#248  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score26.87
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.70
Rank#204  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score5.00
Rank#71  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodbwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmldocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperCockroach LabsSpotifyPerconaSingleStore Inc.
Initial release20152014201320152013
Current release20.2, November 20202.0.2, November 20203.4.10-2.10, November 20177.1.11, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 2commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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CockroachCloud: Get your applications to market faster with a fully managed CockroachDB instance. Leave the daily maintenance, security, and operations of your database to us, and spend more time building apps and running your business.SingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, most capable cloud database for operational analytics, machine learning, & AI. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities.
Implementation languageGoJavaGoC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLnoSQL-like query languagenoyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
proprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoJavaScriptyes
Triggersnonononono
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 infoin enterprise version onlyShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnononoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infovia In-Memory Engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights 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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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersComcast, SpaceX, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Kindred,...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 800+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 900+ CockroachCloud...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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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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