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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. Riak TS
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|Name||CockroachDB Xexclude from comparison||Riak TS 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.||Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Time Series DBMS|
|Developer||Cockroach Labs||Open Source, formerly Basho Technologies|
|Current release||23.1.1, May 2023||3.0.0, September 2022|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Apache 2.0, commercial license available||Open Source|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Data scheme||dynamic schema||schema-free|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||no|
|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||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes, wire compatible with PostgreSQL||yes, limited|
|APIs and other access methods||JDBC||HTTP API|
Native Erlang Interface
|Supported programming languages||C#|
|C unofficial client library|
C++ unofficial client library
Clojure unofficial client library
Dart unofficial client library
Go unofficial client library
Groovy unofficial client library
Haskell unofficial client library
Lisp unofficial client library
Perl unofficial client library
Scala unofficial client library
Smalltalk unofficial client library
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||no||Erlang|
|Triggers||no||yes pre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks|
|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||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-source replication using RAFT||selectable replication factor|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||yes|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Eventual Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||no links between datasets can be stored|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||no|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no|
|User concepts Access control||Role-based access control||no|
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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||Payment processing, user account management, metadata management, identity access...|
|Key customers||Comcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, Netflix, LUSH, Bose, Shipt,...|
|Market metrics||12K+ 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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