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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. GridDB vs. TiDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.35
Rank#269  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score1.33
Rank#156  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score3.73
Rank#94  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbgriddb.netpingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.griddb.netdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperAlibabaToshiba CorporationPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20132016
Current release5.1, August 20225.4.2, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID at container levelACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBGridDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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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 modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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Open Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (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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