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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. etcd vs. SwayDB vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. etcd vs. SwayDB vs. TiDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonetcd  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessA distributed reliable key-value storeAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.41
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score10.81
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.03
Rank#333  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score3.23
Rank#99  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
swaydb.iopingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
docs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperAlibabaSimer PlahaPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201620182016
Current release3.4, August 20195.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open 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 languageGoScalaGo, Rust
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIgRPC
JSON over HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
Java
Kotlin
Scala
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 proceduresnononono
Triggersnoyes, watching key changesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.noneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoAtomic execution of operationsACID
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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensnonoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreetcdSwayDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB 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 metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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