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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Dragonfly vs. GBase

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonDragonfly  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Database based on LuceneA drop-in Redis replacement that scales vertically to support millions of operations per second and terabyte sized workloads, all on a single instanceWidely used RDBMS in China, including analytical, transactional, distributed transactional, and cloud-native data warehousing.
Primary database modelDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.73
Rank#224  Overall
#37  Document stores
#5  Spatial DBMS
#16  Search engines
#19  Time Series DBMS
#8  Vector DBMS
Score0.41
Rank#266  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
Score1.07
Rank#185  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Websitecratedb.comgithub.com/­dragonflydb/­dragonfly
www.dragonflydb.io
www.gbase.cn
Technical documentationcratedb.com/­docswww.dragonflydb.io/­docs
DeveloperCrateDragonflyDB team and community contributorsGeneral Data Technology Co., Ltd.
Initial release201320232004
Current release1.0, March 2023GBase 8a, GBase 8s, GBase 8c
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSL 1.1commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase 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.
Implementation languageJavaC++C, Java, Python
Server operating systemsAll Operating Systems, including Kubernetes with CrateDB Kubernetes Operator supportLinuxLinux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)scheme-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesstrings, hashes, lists, sets, sorted sets, bit arraysyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraints, and PostgreSQL compatibilitynoStandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolADO.NET
C API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.NET
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
R
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C
C#
C++
Clojure
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
Tcl
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions (Javascript)Luauser defined functions
Triggersnopublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionalityyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable replication on table/partition-levelSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read-after-write consistency on record level
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
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 strategyAtomic execution of command blocks and scriptsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, strict serializability by the serveryes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsPassword-based authenticationyes
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CrateDBDragonflyGBase
Specific characteristicsThe enterprise database for time series, documents, and vectors. Distributed - Native...
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Competitive advantagesResponse time in milliseconds: e ven for complex ad-hoc queries. Massive scaling...
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Typical application scenarios​ IoT: accelerate your IIoT projects with CrateDB, delivering real-time analytics...
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Key customersAcross all continents, CrateDB is used by companies of all sizes to meet the most...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2013 Honorable Mention in 2021 Gartner®...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSee CrateDB pricing >
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