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DBMS > CockroachDB vs. Spark SQL vs. TempoIQ

System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. Spark SQL vs. TempoIQ

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
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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.Spark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score7.85
Rank#57  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comspark.apache.org/­sqltempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperCockroach LabsApache Software FoundationTempoIQ
Initial release201520142012
Current release21.1.2, June 20213.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoScala
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemayesschema-free
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Java
Python
R
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonoyes infoRealtime Alerts
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 RAFTyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlnosimple authentication-based access control
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CockroachDBSpark SQLTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB
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, 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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