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DBMS > CockroachDB vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. SQream DB

System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. SQream DB

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  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.Cloud-based data warehousing servicea GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.97
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score1.91
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#226  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousesqream.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.sqream.com
DeveloperCockroach LabsIBMSQream Technologies
Initial release201520142014
Current release21.1.2, June 20212021.2, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemedynamic schemayesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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.nono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL, SQL PLuser defined functions in Python
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 RAFTShardinghorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CockroachDBIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBSQream DB
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Due to exponentially growing data, organizations today are facing slowdowns, with...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Much faster time to insight Analyze significantly more data Achieve previously unobtainable...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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What can you do with 100x faster SQL analytics? Better and more timely decision making...
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Key customersComcast, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc,...
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Some of our customers include: LG Uplus, AIS (Advanced Info Service), ACL Mobile,...
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Market metrics6.7K+ long-running clusters 2.2K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 10.5K+ 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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