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System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. XTDB
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|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.
|A general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
|Primary database model
|23.1.1, May 2023
|1.19, September 2021
|License Commercial or Open Source
|Open Source Apache 2.0, commercial license available
|Open Source MIT License
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service
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|CockroachDB: A cloud-native, distributed SQL database designed for speed, scale, and survival. Get started for free today with a fully-managed CockroachDB cluster -- leave operations behind and get your app to market faster.
|Server operating systems
|All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date
|yes, extensible-data-notation format
|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.
|SQL Support of SQL
|yes, wire compatible with PostgreSQL
|limited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
|APIs and other access methods
|Supported programming languages
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures
|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
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes
|Multi-source replication using RAFT
|yes, each node contains all data
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system
|Foreign keys Referential integrity
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data
|Durability Support for making data persistent
|yes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.
|User concepts Access control
|Role-based access control
|More information provided by the system vendor
|XTDB formerly named Crux
|CockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
|- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
|Typical application scenarios
|Payment processing, user account management, metadata management, identity access...
|Comcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, Netflix, LUSH, Bose, Shipt,...
|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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|XTDB formerly named Crux
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