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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Oracle vs. Prometheus vs. SAP HANA

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneWidely used RDBMSOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.92
Rank#180  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#11  Search engines
Score1270.35
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score6.64
Rank#59  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score55.28
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Websitecrate.iowww.oracle.com/­databaseprometheus.iowww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databaseprometheus.io/­docshelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperCrateOracleSAP
Initial release2013198020152010
Current release19c, February 20192.0 SPS05 (June 26, 2020), June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoalso available as a cloud based service
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Go
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Windows
Appliance or cloud-service
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.noyesno infoImport of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes
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
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
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
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possiblenoSQLScript, R
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoby Federationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
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 infoisolation level can be parameterizednoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyes
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CrateDBOraclePrometheusSAP HANA
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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