CockroachDB vs TimescaleDB: 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, TimescaleDB is detailed as "Scalable time-series database optimized for fast ingest and complex queries. Purpose-built as a PostgreSQL extension". TimescaleDB is the only open-source time-series database that natively supports full-SQL at scale, combining the power, reliability, and ease-of-use of a relational database with the scalability typically seen in NoSQL databases.
CockroachDB and TimescaleDB can be categorized as "Databases" tools.
TimescaleDB is an open source tool with 7.28K GitHub stars and 385 GitHub forks. Here's a link to TimescaleDB's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, CockroachDB has a broader approval, being mentioned in 13 company stacks & 8 developers stacks; compared to TimescaleDB, which is listed in 15 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.
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