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DBMS > CrateDB vs. Geode vs. Heroic vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Geode vs. Heroic vs. SingleStore

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Key-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational 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
Score0.90
Rank#183  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#11  Search engines
Score1.61
Rank#140  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score6.34
Rank#65  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitecrate.iogeode.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsgeode.apache.org/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperCrateOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.SpotifySingleStore Inc.
Initial release2013200220142013
Current release1.1, February 20177.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-freeyes
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 indexesyesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsSQL-like query language (OQL)noyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
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
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
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
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
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 strategyyes, on a single nodenoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CrateDBGeodeHeroicSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Databaseā„¢, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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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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