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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. LeanXcale

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  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.A highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score6.16
Rank#59  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#270  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#123  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.leanxcale.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docs
DeveloperCockroach LabsLeanXcale
Initial release20152015
Current release20.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyes infothrough Apache Derby
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
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 RAFT
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access control
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CockroachDBLeanXcale
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Full ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Linear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Hybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersComcast, SpaceX, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Kindred,...
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banking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 800+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 900+ CockroachCloud...
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15 beta testers
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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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annual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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