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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. BigchainDB vs. NuoDB vs. TiDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.59
Rank#111  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#190  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score1.22
Rank#156  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Score2.40
Rank#118  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.bigchaindb.comnuodb.compingcap.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdoc.nuodb.comdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsNuoDB, Inc.PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2012201620132016
Current release0.20.0, October 20204.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoAGPL v3commercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaPythonC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linuxhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresnoJava, SQLno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenhorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factoryes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBUsing 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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infotunable commit protocolACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTemporary tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemyesStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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Apache DruidBigchainDBNuoDBTiDB
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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