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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. Snowflake vs. TiDB
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|Name||Amazon Aurora Xexclude from comparison||Snowflake Xexclude from comparison||TiDB Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||MySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by Amazon||Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data||TiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Relational DBMS||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store||Document store|
|Developer||Amazon||Snowflake Computing Inc.||PingCAP, Inc.|
|Current release||6.6.0, February 2023|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||commercial||Open Source Apache 2.0|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||yes||yes||no|
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|Implementation language||Go, Rust|
|Server operating systems||hosted||hosted||Linux|
|Data scheme||yes||yes support of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)||yes|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||yes||yes||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes||yes||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||ADO.NET|
|Supported programming languages||Ada|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||yes||user defined functions||no|
|Triggers||yes||no similar concept for controling cloud resources||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||horizontal partitioning||yes||horizontal partitioning (by key range)|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Source-replica replication||yes||Using Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||yes with TiSpark Connector|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes||no currently only supported in syntax|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||no||no|
|User concepts Access control||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication||Users with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.|
|More information provided by the system vendor|
|Specific characteristics||TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...|
|Competitive advantages||In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...|
|Typical application scenarios||TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...|
|Key customers||Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...|
|Market metrics||25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...|
|Licensing and pricing models||Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...|
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