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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  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.mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
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Score6.67
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#332  Overall
#45  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlorigodb.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperCockroach LabsHughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et al
Initial release201519942009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release20.2, November 20204.3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoCC#
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemayesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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.nonono infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes infoDomain Events
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 RAFTnonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnodepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlnoRole based authorization
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CockroachDBmSQL infoMini SQLOrigoDB
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Key customersComcast, SpaceX, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Kindred,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 900+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 2K+ CockroachCloud...
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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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