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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. TerarkDB vs. TiDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA 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 DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.59
Rank#215  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#199  Overall
#31  Document stores
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#323  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Score2.27
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.gigaspaces.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbpingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikidocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupGigaspaces TechnologiesTerarkPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2016200020162016
Current release15.5, September 20204.0.10 , January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.yesno infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatanono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-99 for query and DML statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
C++ API
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
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 proceduresyesyesnono
Triggersyesyes, event driven architecturenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
noneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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-standardRole-based access controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBGigaSpaces InsightEdgeTerarkDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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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 modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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