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DBMS > CrateDB vs. Hyprcubd vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. NuoDB vs. PostGIS

System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Hyprcubd vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. NuoDB vs. PostGIS

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonHyprcubd  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
Hyprcubd seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneServerless Time Series DBMSSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Relational 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
Score7.75
Rank#58  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.96
Rank#178  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score31.27
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitecrate.iohyprcubd.com/ (offline)azure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchnuodb.compostgis.net
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchdoc.nuodb.compostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperCrateHyprcubd, Inc.MicrosoftNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release2013201520132005
Current releaseV13.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC++C
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMhostedhostedhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotime, int, uint, float, stringyesyesyes
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsSQL-like query languagenoyesyes
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 (https)RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
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
C#
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonoJava, SQLuser defined functions
Triggersnononoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDByes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
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 infotunable commit protocolACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyesyes infoMVCCyes
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.nononoyes infoTemporary tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountstoken accessyes infousing Azure authenticationStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersyes infobased on PostgreSQL
More information provided by the system vendor
CrateDBHyprcubdMicrosoft Azure SearchNuoDBPostGIS
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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