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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.97
Rank#179  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score19.90
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitecrate.iowww.vertica.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docswww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperCrateVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release20132005
Current releaseVertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
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++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
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
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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CrateDBVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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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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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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