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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. SpaceTime vs. SpatiaLite

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Database based on LuceneSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.Spatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Spatial DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.01
Rank#221  Overall
#35  Document stores
#4  Spatial DBMS
#15  Search engines
#18  Time Series DBMS
#7  Vector DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#400  Overall
#8  Spatial DBMS
Score2.40
Rank#135  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitecratedb.comwww.mireo.com/­spacetimewww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationcratedb.com/­docswww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperCrateMireoAlessandro Furieri
Initial release201320202008
Current release5.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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++C++
Server operating systemsAll Operating Systems, including Kubernetes with CrateDB Kubernetes Operator supportLinuxserver-less
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraints, and PostgreSQL compatibilityA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
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++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions (Javascript)nono
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFixed-grid hypercubesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable replication on table/partition-levelReal-time block device replication (DRBD)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read-after-write consistency on record level
Immediate Consistency
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 strategynoACID
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsyesno
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CrateDBSpaceTimeSpatiaLite
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open-source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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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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