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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB vs. TiDB vs. Transbase

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.A resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#215  Overall
#32  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score3.46
Rank#92  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score2.66
Rank#106  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#278  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgravendb.netgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
pingcap.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlravendb.net/­docsdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stablewww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffHibernating RhinosAlex KashirinPingCAP, Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release20142010202020161987
Current release5.2, June 20210.5, April 20215.0.1, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC#C++Go, RustC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
LinuxLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript API.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnonoyes
Triggersyesyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnoyes infowith TiSpark Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infocurrently only supported in syntaxyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization BundleUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLRavenDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column DatabaseTiDBTransbase
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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