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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Greenplum vs. MongoDB vs. Yandex Database

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonYandex Database  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.One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureA distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.97
Rank#179  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score13.96
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score488.57
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score0.59
Rank#225  Overall
#35  Document stores
#109  Relational DBMS
Websitecrate.iogreenplum.orgwww.mongodb.comcloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsdocs.greenplum.orgdocs.mongodb.com/­manualcloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­ydb
DeveloperCratePivotal Software Inc.MongoDB, IncYandex
Initial release2013200520092019
Current release6.7.1, April 20205.0.5, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)yes
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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 4.2no
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyesRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BISQL-like query language (YQL)
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
proprietary protocol using JSONRESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
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
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesJavaScriptno
Triggersnoyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
Active-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
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 strategyACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2no
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users
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CrateDBGreenplumMongoDBYandex Database
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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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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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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