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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Oracle vs. Rockset

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Database based on LuceneWidely used RDBMSA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Vector DBMS infosince Oracle 23
Relational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.73
Rank#229  Overall
#37  Document stores
#5  Spatial DBMS
#16  Search engines
#19  Time Series DBMS
#8  Vector DBMS
Score1234.27
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score0.84
Rank#209  Overall
#35  Document stores
Websitecratedb.comwww.oracle.com/­databaserockset.com
Technical documentationcratedb.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasedocs.rockset.com
DeveloperCrateOracleRockset
Initial release201319802019
Current release23c, September 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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CrateDB Cloud: a distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing across an elastic cluster of shared nothing nodes. CrateDB Cloud enables data insights at scale on Microsoft Azure, AWS and Google Cloud Platform.
Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAll Operating Systems, including Kubernetes with CrateDB Kubernetes Operator supportAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
hosted
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraints, and PostgreSQL compatibilityyes infowith proprietary extensionsRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.NET
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
R
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
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions (Javascript)PL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable replication on table/partition-levelMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read-after-write consistency on record level
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
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 parameterizedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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'
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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CrateDBOracleRockset
Specific characteristicsThe enterprise database for time series, documents, and vectors. Distributed - Native...
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Competitive advantagesResponse time in milliseconds: e ven for complex ad-hoc queries. Massive scaling...
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Typical application scenarios​ IoT: accelerate your IIoT projects with CrateDB, delivering real-time analytics...
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Key customersAcross all continents, CrateDB is used by companies of all sizes to meet the most...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2013 Honorable Mention in 2021 Gartner®...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSee CrateDB pricing >
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