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DBMS > Rockset vs. SingleStore vs. VoltDB

System Properties Comparison Rockset vs. SingleStore vs. VoltDB

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NameRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  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 typeDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelDocument 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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Score0.86
Rank#220  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score7.81
Rank#58  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score2.10
Rank#134  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Websiterockset.comwww.singlestore.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.rockset.comdocs.singlestore.comdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperRocksetSingleStore Inc.VoltDB Inc.
Initial release201920132010
Current release7.6, November 202111.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++, GoJava, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux info64 bit version requiredLinux
OS X infofor development
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 supportedno
Secondary indexesall fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTCluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJava
Triggersnonono
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 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 systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoData access is serialized by the server
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 infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
More information provided by the system vendor
RocksetSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLVoltDB
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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