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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Memgraph vs. RavenDB vs. Tarantool

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Graph DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.97
Rank#178  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score0.37
Rank#261  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
Score3.47
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score1.34
Rank#151  Overall
#28  Key-value stores
Websitecrate.iomemgraph.comravendb.netwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsdocs.memgraph.comravendb.net/­docswww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookDiscordGitHub
DeveloperCrateMemgraph LtdHibernating RhinosMail.ru Group
Initial release2013201720102008
Current release5.3, November 20212.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C#C and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinuxLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free and schema-optionalschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsnoSQL-like query language (RQL)Full-featured ANSI SQL support
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
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Open binary protocol
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
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioningShardingHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
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 integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsnoyes, with SQL
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 infowith snapshot isolationACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsUsers, roles and permissionsAccess control on document level using the Authorization BundleAccess rights for users and roles
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CrateDBMemgraphRavenDBTarantool
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Memgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Business Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Graph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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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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You can check out our pricing model and licenses on the company website .
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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