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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. MySQL vs. TDengine
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|Name||Apache Drill Xexclude from comparison||MySQL Xexclude from comparison||TDengine Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Schema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud Storage||Widely used open source RDBMS||Time Series DBMS and big data platform|
|Primary database model||Document store|
|Relational DBMS Key/Value like access via memcached API||Time Series DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||Apache Software Foundation||Oracle since 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun||TDEngine, previously Taos Data|
|Current release||1.20.3, January 2023||8.0.33, April 2023||3.0, August 2022|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Apache Version 2||Open Source GPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available||Open Source GPL V3, also commercial editions available|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Implementation language||C and C++||C|
|Server operating systems||Linux|
|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.||no||yes||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||SQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliant||yes with proprietary extensions||Standard SQL with extensions for time-series applications|
|APIs and other access methods||JDBC|
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary native API
RESTful HTTP API
|Supported programming languages||C++||Ada|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||user defined functions||yes proprietary syntax||no|
|Triggers||no||yes||yes, via alarm monitoring|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding||horizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-source replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||yes||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||none||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||yes not for MyISAM storage engine||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||no||ACID not for MyISAM storage engine|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes table locks or row locks depending on storage engine||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||Depending on the underlying data source||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||Depending on the underlying data source||yes|
|User concepts Access control||Depending on the underlying data source||Users with fine-grained authorization concept no user groups or roles||yes|
|More information provided by the system vendor|
|Specific characteristics||TDengine™ is an open-source, cloud-native time-series database (TSDB) optimized for...|
|Competitive advantages||High performance: TDengine is the only time-series database that solves the high-cardinality...|
|Typical application scenarios||Internet of Things (IoT) Industrial Internet (IIoT) Connected Cars DevOps Energy...|
|Market metrics||TDengine has garnered over 20,000 stars on GitHub and is used in over 50 countries...|
|Licensing and pricing models||TDengine Community Edition is open-source software released under the AGPL 3.0 that...|
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