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DBMS > CrateDB vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Riak TS vs. RocksDB vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Riak TS vs. RocksDB vs. TypeDB

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.97
Rank#179  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score1.22
Rank#159  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#277  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score3.70
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score0.76
Rank#198  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#95  Relational DBMS
Websitecrate.iowww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlriak.com/­products/­riak-tsrocksdb.orgvaticle.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperCrateOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Basho TechnologiesFacebook, Inc.Vaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release20131984201520132016
Current release7.4.1.1, 20216.27.3, December 20212.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaErlangC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMHP Open VMSLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnonoyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesrestrictednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyesnonono
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
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
C++ API
Java API
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
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 infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C++
Java
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlangnono
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
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 integritynoyesno infolinks between datasets can be storednono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
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 strategyyes, on a single nodenoyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsnonoyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
More information provided by the system vendor
CrateDBOracle RdbRiak TSRocksDBTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Meet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Entity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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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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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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