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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. etcd vs. eXtremeDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonetcd  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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 distributed reliable key-value storeNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.97
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score8.57
Rank#47  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.41
Rank#231  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score6.60
Rank#53  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.cometcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
www.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilywww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
www.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperCockroach LabsMcObjectSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201520011992
Current release19.2.6, April 20203.4, August 20198.1, November 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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CockroachCloud: Get your applications to market faster with a fully managed CockroachDB instance. Leave the daily maintenance, security, and operations of your database to us, and spend more time building apps and running your business.eXtremeDB on AWS: High performance DBMS for HPC and Capital Market computing
Implementation languageGoGoC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 infosupport of XML interfaces availableyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLnoyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCgRPC
JSON over HTTP
.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyes, watching key changesyes infoby defining eventsyes
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 / shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-Master replication using RAFTUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Active Replication Fabricâ„¢ for IoT
Master-master replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Master-slave replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Master-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CockroachDBetcdeXtremeDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a DistributedSQL database architected for modern cloud applications....
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eXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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eXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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IoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersComcast, WeWork, LUSH, Bose, Kindred, Nubank, Baidu
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Schneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metrics6K+ long-running clusters 200+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 80+ CockroachCloud...
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With hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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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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For server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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