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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Riak TS vs. Tarantool vs. TerminusDB

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVIn-memory database with an integrated application serverScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
Document store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.97
Rank#178  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score0.25
Rank#281  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score1.34
Rank#151  Overall
#28  Key-value stores
Score0.14
Rank#302  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitecrate.ioriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.tarantool.ioterminusdb.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docswww.tarantool.io/­en/­docterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperCrateBasho TechnologiesMail.ru GroupDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2013201520082018
Current release2.4.2, July 202010.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlangC and C++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
OS X
BSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleanyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsnoFull-featured ANSI SQL supportSQL-like query language (WOQL)
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
Open binary protocolOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
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
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJavaScript and ErlangLua, C and SQL stored proceduresyes
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingHash sharding based on virtual bucketsGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Journaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between datasets can be storedyes, with SQLyes
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 strategynoACID, read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsnoAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access control
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CrateDBRiak TSTarantoolTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
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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