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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 metricsOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS infoexperimentalDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.58
Rank#68  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.16
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score1.14
Rank#158  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewravendb.netwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbravendb.net/­docsdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperCockroach LabsHibernating RhinosYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2015201320102017
Current release19.2.6, April 20201.8.0, April 20204.2, May 20192.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoGoC#C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-freeschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsnoyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (RQL)yes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP API
JSON over UDP
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
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
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnonoyesyes
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 onlyShardingHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replicationBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlsimple rights management via user accountsAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundleyes
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Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a Distributed SQL 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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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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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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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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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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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Key customersComcast, LUSH, Bose, Kindred, Nubank, Baidu, SpaceX, TuneGO, eBay, DoorDash, Norfolk...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 600+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 120+ CockroachCloud...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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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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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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