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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. LeanXcale vs. MySQL vs. Rockset

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  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 capabilitiesWidely used open source RDBMSA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.97
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#132  Relational DBMS
Score1206.05
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#231  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.leanxcale.comwww.mysql.comrockset.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperCockroach LabsLeanXcaleOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunRockset
Initial release2015201519952019
Current release21.1.2, June 20218.0.27, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemedynamic schemayesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typing
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.noyesno infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyes infothrough Apache Derbyyes infowith proprietary extensionsRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C
Java
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersnoyesno
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, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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CockroachDBLeanXcaleMySQLRockset
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, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc,...
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banking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics6.7K+ long-running clusters 2.2K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 10.5K+ CockroachDB...
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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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