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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  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 metricsHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.74
Rank#57  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score26.32
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.18
Rank#157  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperCockroach LabsYugabyte Inc.
Initial release201520132017
Current release20.2, November 20202.0.2, November 20202.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoGoC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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 PostgreSQLSQL-like query languageyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP API
JSON over UDP
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
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnonoyes
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 onlyHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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 accountsyes
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Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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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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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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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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 700+ 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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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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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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