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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. LeanXcale

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.95
Rank#180  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score0.19
Rank#291  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
#137  Relational DBMS
Websitecrate.iowww.leanxcale.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docs
DeveloperCrateLeanXcale
Initial release20132015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VM
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyes infothrough Apache Derby
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
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
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
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
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 strategyACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accounts
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CrateDBLeanXcale
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Full ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Linear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Hybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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banking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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15 beta testers
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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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annual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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CrateDB 4.5 takes distributed SQL database open source
24 March 2021, TechTarget

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