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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Dgraph vs. EsgynDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Graph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.92
Rank#180  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#11  Search engines
Score1.74
Rank#129  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score1.22
Rank#158  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitecrate.iodgraph.iowww.esgyn.cnwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsdgraph.io/­docsdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperCrateDgraph Labs, Inc.EsgynYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2013201620152017
Current release2.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoC++, JavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsnoyesyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoJava Stored Proceduresyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesShardingHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSynchronous replication via RaftMulti-source replication between multi datacentersBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsno infoPlanned for future releasesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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CrateDBDgraphEsgynDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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YugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Horizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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PostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Systems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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Apache 2.0 license for the database
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