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DBMS > RocksDB vs. SiteWhere vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison RocksDB vs. SiteWhere vs. YugabyteDB

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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)M2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series dataHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.89
Rank#97  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score0.06
Rank#346  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score2.32
Rank#110  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websiterocksdb.orggithub.com/­sitewhere/­sitewherewww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikisitewhere1.sitewhere.io/­index.htmldocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.SiteWhereYugabyte Inc.
Initial release201320102017
Current release9.4.0, June 20242.19, September 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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YugabyteDB Managed is the fully managed database-as-a-service offering of YugabyteDB. Get started quickly, and effortlessly ensure continuous availability and limitless scale of your cloud native applications.
Implementation languageC++JavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freepredefined schemedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
HTTP RESTJDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infobased on HBaseHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptyes
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RocksDBSiteWhereYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics2 Million+ lifetime clusters deployed, 6.5K+ GitHub stars, 7K YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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