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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. IBM Db2 vs. NuoDB vs. Quasardb

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.99
Rank#184  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score151.39
Rank#8  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#185  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#332  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Websitecrate.iowww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2nuodb.comquasardb.net
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdoc.nuodb.comdoc.quasar.ai/­master
DeveloperCrateIBMNuoDB, Inc.quasardb
Initial release20131983 infohost version20132009
Current release12.1, October 20163.13.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial infofree version is availablecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infointeger and binary
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyesyesSQL-like query language
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
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
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesJava, SQLno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versiondata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
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 strategyACIDACID infotunable commit protocolACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTemporary tableyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
More information provided by the system vendor
CrateDBIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2NuoDBQuasardb
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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