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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. Interbase vs. RavenDB vs. Transbase

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  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.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.97
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score6.13
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score3.25
Rank#96  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaseravendb.netwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaseravendb.net/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperCockroach LabsEmbarcaderoHibernating RhinosTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2015198420101987
Current release21.1.2, June 2021InterBase 2020, December 20195.3, November 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoCC#C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemayesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyesSQL-like query language (RQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyesyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes
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 RAFTnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTInterbase Change ViewsMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CockroachDBInterbaseRavenDBTransbase
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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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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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersComcast, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc,...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics6.7K+ long-running clusters 2.2K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 10.5K+ CockroachDB...
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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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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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