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DBMS > Rockset vs. SingleStore vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison Rockset vs. SingleStore vs. VelocityDB

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NameRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA 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 .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented 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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Score0.54
Rank#233  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score7.04
Rank#61  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#336  Overall
#35  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websiterockset.comwww.singlestore.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.rockset.comdocs.singlestore.comvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperRocksetSingleStore Inc.VelocityDB Inc
Initial release201920132011
Current release7.6, November 20217.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++, GoC#
Server operating systemshostedLinux info64 bit version requiredAny that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datedynamic 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.no infoingestion from XML files supportednono
Secondary indexesall fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTCluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
TriggersnonoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingSharding infohash partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
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 systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesBased on Windows Authentication
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RocksetSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLVelocityDB
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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