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CrateDB System Properties
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|Editorial information provided by DB-Engines|
|Description||Distributed Database based on Lucene|
|Primary database model||Document store|
Time Series DBMS
|Secondary database models||Relational DBMS|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no|
|DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) Database as a Service|
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|CrateDB Cloud: a distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing across an elastic cluster of shared nothing nodes. CrateDB Cloud enables data insights at scale on Microsoft Azure, AWS and Google Cloud Platform.|
|Server operating systems||All Operating Systems, including Kubernetes with CrateDB Kubernetes Operator support|
|Data scheme||Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes|
|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|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes, but no triggers and constraints, and PostgreSQL compatibility|
|APIs and other access methods||ADO.NET|
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
|Supported programming languages||.NET|
Go community maintained client
Perl community maintained client
Ruby community maintained client
Scala community maintained client
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Configurable replication on table/partition-level|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Eventual Consistency|
Read-after-write consistency on record level
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||no unique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategy|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||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||rights management via user accounts|
|More information provided by the system vendor|
CrateDB is an open-source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing across an elastic cluster of identical, shared-nothing nodes.
Ease of Use and Flexibility
Scalability and Reliability
Read the CrateDB Technical Overview
CrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications.
In those scenarios, CrateDB competitive advantages include:
|Typical application scenarios|
CrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data in order to monitor, predict and optimize the behavior of smart systems in real time.
Popular use cases include:
CrateDB customers include Bitmovin, ALPLA, Gantner Instruments, SPGo!, TGW Logistics Group, Thomas Concrete Group, ABB, and more.
Download an e-book to learn how our customers harnessed the full value of their operational data with CrateDB.
|Licensing and pricing models|
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|Conferences and events|
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