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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. etcd vs. FileMaker vs. Postgres-XL vs. Riak TS

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonetcd  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneA distributed reliable key-value storeFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.94
Rank#183  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score10.31
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score53.12
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#216  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#288  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitecrate.ioetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
www.claris.com/­filemakerwww.postgres-xl.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
www.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperCrateFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleBasho Technologies
Initial release201319832014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2015
Current release3.4, August 201919.4.1, November 202110 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoCErlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
iOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesno
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 infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsnoyes infovia pluginsyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
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
gRPC
JSON over HTTP
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
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
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
PHP.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyesuser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyes, watching key changesyesyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Source-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno infolinks between datasets can be stored
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 strategynonoACID infoMVCCno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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 accountsnosimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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CrateDBetcdFileMakerPostgres-XLRiak TS
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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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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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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