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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. TDengine vs. TiDB

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Time Series DBMS and big data platformTiDB 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 modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#205  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score3.26
Rank#95  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbgithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
www.taosdata.com
pingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.taosdata.com/­en/­documentationdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperAlibabaTaos DataPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20192016
Current release5.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3, also commercial editions availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCGo, Rust
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Python
Rust
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
Triggersyesyes, via alarm monitoringno
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 serviceyesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBTDengineTiDB
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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One of the modules of TDengine is the time-series database. However, in addition...
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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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Performance improvement over 10 times: An innovative data storage structure is defined,...
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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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IT Infrastructure, Servers and Applications Monitoring Internet of Cars, Trucks,...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsFastest growing database With more than 15,500 stars on GitHub
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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 (AGPL v3) Enterprise / Cloud (https://www.taosdata.com/en/support/)
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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