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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. BigObject vs. Citus vs. Tibero vs. TiDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonTibero  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLA secure RDBMS, designed for easy portability from OracleTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.15
Rank#94  Overall
#17  Document stores
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#312  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score1.18
Rank#152  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score2.05
Rank#123  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score2.06
Rank#122  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.bigobject.iowww.citusdata.comwww.tmaxsoft.com/­products/­tiberopingcap.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.bigobject.iodocs.citusdata.comtechnet.tmaxsoft.com/­upload/­download/­online/­tibero/­pver-20150504-000002/­index.htmldocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperApache Software FoundationBigObject, Inc.TmaxSoftPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20122015201020032016
Current release1.17.0, December 20198.1, December 20186, April 20154.0.1, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC and AssemblerGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Tibero CLI
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Java
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
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 proceduresuser defined functionsLuauser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.Persistent Stored Procedure (PSM)no
Triggersnonoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning infoby range, hash, list or compositehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Using Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyesnono infoplanned for next versionno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard (SQL 92, SQL 99)Users with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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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 metricsInfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 24200+ stars on GitHub...
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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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