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DBMS > RocksDB vs. SingleStore vs. Tarantool vs. TempoIQ

System Properties Comparison RocksDB vs. SingleStore vs. Tarantool vs. TempoIQ

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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionEmbeddable 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 typeIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applicationsScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.50
Rank#87  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score7.53
Rank#60  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#143  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Websiterocksdb.orgwww.singlestore.comwww.tarantool.iotempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.singlestore.comwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.SingleStore Inc.VKTempoIQ
Initial release2013201320082012
Current release7.3.1, June 20227.6, November 20212.10.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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 systemsLinuxLinux info64 bit version requiredBSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleanyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysFull-featured ANSI SQL supportno
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Open binary protocolHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesLua, C and SQL stored proceduresno
Triggersnonoyesyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infohash partitioningHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes, with SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID, read commitedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users and rolessimple authentication-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
RocksDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTarantoolTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB
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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