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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. MySQL vs. TigerGraph
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|Name||CockroachDB Xexclude from comparison||MySQL Xexclude from comparison||TigerGraph Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||CockroachDB 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 RDBMS||A complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Relational DBMS Key/Value like access via memcached API||Graph DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||Cockroach Labs||Oracle since 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun|
|Current release||21.1.2, June 2021||8.0.32, January 2023|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Apache 2.0, commercial license available||Open Source GPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Implementation language||Go||C and C++||C++|
|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Data scheme||dynamic schema||yes||yes|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||yes||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes, wire compatible with PostgreSQL||yes with proprietary extensions||SQL-like query language (GSQL)|
|APIs and other access methods||JDBC||ADO.NET|
Proprietary native API
|GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)|
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
|Supported programming languages||C#|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||no||yes proprietary syntax||yes|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||horizontal partitioning (by key range) all tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFT||horizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-source replication using RAFT||Multi-source replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||yes|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes not for MyISAM storage engine||yes Relationships in graphs|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID not for MyISAM storage engine||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes table locks or row locks depending on storage engine||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no||yes||no|
|User concepts Access control||Role-based access control||Users with fine-grained authorization concept no user groups or roles||Role-based access control|
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|Specific characteristics||CockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....|
|Competitive advantages||- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...|
|Typical application scenarios||System of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...|
|Key customers||Comcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, Bitski, Five9,...|
|Market metrics||8K+ long-running clusters 25K+ CockroachDB self-hosted clusters 75K+ CockroachDB...|
|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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