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DBMS > EventStoreDB vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison EventStoreDB vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase vs. TypeDB

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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.Spark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSTypeDB is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.
Primary database modelEvent StoreRelational DBMSRelational 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.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.93
Rank#179  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score22.94
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score0.82
Rank#194  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#95  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.eventstore.comspark.apache.org/­sqlwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-databasevaticle.com
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-insidedocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedApache Software FoundationTransaction Software GmbHGrakn Labs / Vaticle
Initial release2012201419872016
Current release21.2, February 20213.1.1, March 2021Transbase 8.4, September 20202.3, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development licenseOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Event Store Cloud allows you to deploy a managed EventStoreDB cluster in AWS, GCP and Azure (coming soon).
Implementation languageScalaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, utilizing Spark CoreSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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EventStoreDBSpark SQLTransbaseTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsGuaranteed writes Great performance that scales Immutable data store High availability...
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TypeDB is a database technology that serves as the knowledge base foundation to intelligent...
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Competitive advantagesEventStoreDB's core database server is used in production systems worldwide. The...
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Expressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of TypeDB allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosEvent-sourced systems Event-driven architecture
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersEventStoreDB is used by companies across a whole range of industries. Here are just...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable as open-source software and licensed under the 3-clause BSD license ( https://github.com/EventStore/EventStore/blob/master/LICENSE.md...
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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