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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. SingleStore vs. TimesTen

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.06
Rank#198  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
#14  Search engines
Score7.53
Rank#56  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score2.11
Rank#134  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websitecrate.iowww.singlestore.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsdocs.singlestore.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperCrateSingleStore Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release201320131998
Current release7.6, November 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++, Go
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux info64 bit version requiredAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
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
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesPL/SQL
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infohash partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
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 strategyACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
CrateDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTimesTen
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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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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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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Recent citations in the news

CrateDB 4.5 takes distributed SQL database open source
24 March 2021, TechTarget

Crate.io Expands CrateDB Cloud with the Launch of CrateDB Edge
15 April 2021, GlobeNewswire

Crate.io raises $10M to grow its database platform
15 June 2021, VentureBeat

Crate.io Introduces CrateDB 2.0 Enterprise and Open Source Editions
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