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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.79
Rank#183  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score1.12
Rank#154  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Websitecrate.iowww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperCrateYugabyte Inc.
Initial release20132017
Current release2.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
OS X
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)depending on used data model
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyes, PostgreSQL compatible
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
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra 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
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Strong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
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 strategyDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsyes
More information provided by the system vendor
CrateDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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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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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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Recent citations in the news

Crate.io Releases CrateDB 4.1 – the Database Built to Support IoT and IIoT Businesses
5 February 2020, GlobeNewswire

Crate.io Releases New Version of CrateDB – the Database Built to Support IoT and IIoT Businesses
5 September 2019, GlobeNewswire

Crate.io Launches CrateDB Cloud on Azure
21 October 2019, GlobeNewswire

Crate.io Introduces CrateDB 2.0 Enterprise and Open Source Editions
16 May 2017, Business Wire

Crate.io Brings Power of Industrial SQL Time Series to Azure IoT Hub to Reduce IoT Systems Cost and Complexity
24 September 2018, Business Wire

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Yugabyte Announces Second Annual Distributed SQL Summit
11 August 2020, Yahoo Finance

Yugabyte lands $30M Series B as open source database continues to flourish
9 June 2020, TechCrunch

Yugabyte Scales to New Heights with the Release of YugabyteDB 2.1
25 February 2020, Business Wire

Former Pivotal Software President Bill Cook Joins Yugabyte as CEO to Lead Next Stage of Growth
19 May 2020, Business Wire

Yugabyte boosts distributed SQL database with new funding
9 June 2020, TechTarget

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