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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. eXtremeDB vs. Interbase

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  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.Natively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.53
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.62
Rank#220  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score6.39
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.mcobject.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docswww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperCockroach LabsMcObjectEmbarcadero
Initial release201520011984
Current release21.1.2, June 20218.2, 2021InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemayesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infosupport of XML interfaces availableno infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersnoyes infoby defining eventsyes
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 RAFThorizontal partitioning / shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTActive Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Interbase Change Views
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 integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes infoMultiversion concurreny control
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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eXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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eXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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IoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersComcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc, Bitski,...
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Schneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 2.5K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 15K+ CockroachDB...
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With hundreds of customers and over 30 million devices/applications using the product...
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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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For server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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