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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Greenplum vs. JaguarDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.Performant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.92
Rank#180  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#11  Search engines
Score13.07
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Score3.96
Rank#84  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitecrate.iogreenplum.orgwww.datajaguar.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsdocs.greenplum.orgwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperCratePivotal Software Inc.DataJaguar, Inc.Timescale
Initial release2013200520152017
Current release6.7.1, April 20202.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.noyes infosince Version 4.2noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
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
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
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
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
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 strategyACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CrateDBGreenplumJaguarDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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SQL support, group by, order by, time-series data auto-aggregation
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Extremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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IoT data, time series data, geospatial data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Quantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, IIVI
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TransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Advertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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With over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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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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Free-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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