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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Dgraph vs. TerarkDB vs. TiDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Distributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeGraph DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.56
Rank#223  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Score8.43
Rank#49  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score1.62
Rank#135  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#314  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score2.34
Rank#117  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisedgraph.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbpingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.datastax.comdgraph.io/­docsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikidocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupDataStaxDgraph Labs, Inc.TerarkPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20162011201620162016
Current release6.8, April 20204.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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.yesnononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnononono
Triggersyesyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infono "single point of failure"yesnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingSynchronous replication via RaftnoneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno infoPlanned for future releasesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Horizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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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 modelsAnnual subscription
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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