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DBMS > CrateDB vs. Oracle vs. SAP HANA vs. SQream DB

System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Oracle vs. SAP HANA vs. SQream DB

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneWidely used RDBMSIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud servicea GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSRelational 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
Score55.28
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#215  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Websitecrate.iowww.oracle.com/­databasewww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlsqream.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasehelp.sap.com/­hanadocs.sqream.com
DeveloperCrateOracleSAPSQream Technologies
Initial release2013198020102014
Current release19c, February 20192.0 SPS05 (June 26, 2020), June 20202020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++, CUDA, Haskell
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Appliance or cloud-serviceLinux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyes
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)
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
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
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleSQLScript, Ruser defined functions in Python
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningyeshorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesnone
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
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 parameterizedACIDACID
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'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
More information provided by the system vendor
CrateDBOracleSAP HANASQream DB
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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