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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Kingbase vs. TiDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.TiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
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Score0.39
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score0.37
Rank#260  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score3.54
Rank#93  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.kingbase.com.cnpingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmldocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperAlibabaBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201619992016
Current releaseV8.0, August 20215.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC and JavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoStandard with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
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 proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioninghorizontal 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 methodsnonoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreKingbaseTiDB
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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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 modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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