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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Memgraph vs. Tarantool

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  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 scaleIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Graph DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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Score1.00
Rank#176  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score0.44
Rank#251  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#28  Key-value stores
Websitecrate.iomemgraph.comwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsdocs.memgraph.comwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookDiscordGitHub
DeveloperCrateMemgraph LtdVK
Initial release201320172008
Current release2.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinuxBSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free and schema-optionalschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesstring, 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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsnoFull-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
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
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioningHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsyes, 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, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes, 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 rights for users and roles
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CrateDBMemgraphTarantool
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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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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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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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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