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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  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 high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score7.53
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score1.28
Rank#154  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comquestdb.io
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperCockroach LabsQuestDB Limited
Initial release20152014
Current release21.1.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageGoJava
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemayes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
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 (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTConfigurable consistency for N replicas
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 integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID for single-table writes
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 infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access control
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Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersComcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc, Bitski,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 2.5K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 15K+ CockroachDB...
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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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Apache 2.0.
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