CockroachDB vs Oracle: What are the differences?
Developers describe CockroachDB as "A cloud-native SQL database for building global, scalable cloud services that survive disasters". Cockroach Labs is the company building CockroachDB, an open source, survivable, strongly consistent, scale-out SQL database. On the other hand, Oracle is detailed as "An RDBMS that implements object-oriented features such as user-defined types, inheritance, and polymorphism". Oracle Database is an RDBMS. An RDBMS that implements object-oriented features such as user-defined types, inheritance, and polymorphism is called an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS). Oracle Database has extended the relational model to an object-relational model, making it possible to store complex business models in a relational database.
CockroachDB and Oracle can be categorized as "Databases" tools.
Netflix, ebay, and LinkedIn are some of the popular companies that use Oracle, whereas CockroachDB is used by WakaTime, Gorgias, and Jaumo. Oracle has a broader approval, being mentioned in 106 company stacks & 92 developers stacks; compared to CockroachDB, which is listed in 13 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.