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DBMS > EXASOL vs. Rockset vs. SingleStore vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Rockset vs. SingleStore vs. Transbase

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBMySQL 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 typeA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.12
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.99
Rank#207  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score7.53
Rank#56  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#305  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comrockset.comwww.singlestore.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.rockset.comdocs.singlestore.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperExasolRocksetSingleStore Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release2000201920131987
Current release7.6, November 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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SingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, modern cloud database for both operational (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) workloads. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities
Implementation languageC++C++, GoC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux info64 bit version requiredFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesdynamic typingyesyes
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 infoingestion from XML files supportednono
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP RESTCluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyesyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic shardingSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLRocksetSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTransbase
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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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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