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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. MySQL vs. RRDtool

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  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.Widely used open source RDBMSIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APITime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.15
Rank#55  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score1083.74
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1.87
Rank#136  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.mysql.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperCockroach LabsOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunTobias Oetiker
Initial release201519951999
Current release23.1.1, May 20238.4.0, April 20241.8.0, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC and C++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemedynamic schemayesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data only
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
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 Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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 controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno

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