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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  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.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score5.44
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score22.88
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperCockroach Labs
Initial release20152013
Current release19.2.6, April 20201.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageGoGo
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Strings
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
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP API
JSON over UDP
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
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 RAFTSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlsimple rights management via user accounts
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CockroachDBInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a DistributedSQL database architected for modern cloud applications....
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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, WeWork, LUSH, Bose, Kindred, Nubank, Baidu
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metrics7.5K+ long-running clusters 400+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 100+ 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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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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