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DBMS > CockroachDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TigerGraph

System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TigerGraph

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  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.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score6.10
Rank#58  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score4.57
Rank#78  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score1.83
Rank#141  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.sap.com/­products/­technology-platform/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­docs/­SAP_SQL_Anywheredocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperCockroach LabsSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201519922017
Current release23.1.1, May 202317, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemedynamic schemayesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyesSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
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 RAFTnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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CockroachDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereTigerGraph
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 scenariosPayment processing, user account management, metadata management, identity access...
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Key customersComcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, Netflix, LUSH, Bose, Shipt,...
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Market metrics12K+ long-running clusters 25K+ CockroachDB self-hosted clusters 75K+ 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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