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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. RocksDB vs. SingleStore vs. TempoIQ vs. TypeDB

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)MySQL 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 typeScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score3.70
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score6.66
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#198  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#95  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comrocksdb.orgwww.singlestore.comtempoiq.com (offline)vaticle.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.singlestore.comdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperCognitectFacebook, Inc.SingleStore Inc.TempoIQVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release20122013201320122016
Current release0.9.5951, July 20196.27.3, December 20217.6, November 20212.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoBSDcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++C++, GoJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux info64 bit version requiredLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIgRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C++
Java
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnoyesnono
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnonoyes infoRealtime Alertsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneSharding infohash partitioningSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoFine grained access control via users, groups and rolessimple authentication-based access controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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DatomicRocksDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDBTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Meet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Entity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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